Maryland's Best

    Take the Buy Local Challenge

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    This month help support Maryland’s family farmers and enjoy fresh local food by taking the Buy Local Challenge. All you have to do to take the challenge is commit to eating local during Buy Local Week (July 19th – July 27th, 2014).  Buying from local farms promotes cleaner air and water and reduces our carbon […]

    Maryland’s Best Ice Cream Trail

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    Maryland has eight dairy farms that offer fresh, delicious on-farm ice cream. Together, they make up the Maryland’s Best Ice Cream Trail. Visit each creamery and get your trail passport stamped by September 15th and you may be named Maryland’s 2014 Ice Cream Trail Blazer. 2014 Ice Cream Trail Passport 2014 Ice Cream Trail Geocache […]

    Redesigned Maryland’s Best Web Site

    The Maryland Department of Agriculture has redesigned the Maryland’s Best web site. New features include a smartphone friendly site, advanced mapping features, ability to save favorite locations and much more. If you are a company that is already listed on Maryland’s Best and would like to make changes to your listing, please select the link […]

    Maryland Farmer’s Markets

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    The 2014 Maryland Farmers’ Market listings of locations and hours for each of the state’s markets is now available through the Maryland Department of Agriculture (MDA) website. This year, some 150 markets will be open with at least one in every county and Baltimore City. Several of the early markets in the state, including the […]