Maryland's Best

    Harris Teeter Produce, Meat & Seafood Meeting on 4/17

    Image for article: Harris Teeter Produce, Meat & Seafood Meeting on 4/17
    The Maryland Department of Agriculture announces an opportunity for produce growers and meat and seafood producers to meet one-on-one with buyers from Harris Teeter. This event includes a presentation from the company, information on GAP certification and one-on-one meetings with produce and meat/seafood buyers. Agenda for the Meeting on Monday, April 17th: 9:00 am – […]

    March is Maryland Wine Month

    Image for article: March is Maryland Wine Month
    This March is the first ever Maryland Wine Month. Check out the Maryland Wineries Association web site for a calendar of events & activities taking place at wineries across the state as well as more info on an official Wine Month Challenge! Maryland Wine Week Calendar of Events Join us for the Winemaker Seminar Series! Learn • […]

    Support Local CSAs

    Image for article: Support Local CSAs
    Join a community supported agriculture (CSA) farm and support local farmers while receiving healthful, fresh produce all summer long. CSA members pay an up-front subscription to farmers in return for a share of the season’s harvest, which is usually provided weekly. For convenience, many CSAs deliver to central locations for pick up closer to subscriber’s […]

    Winter Farmers Market Guide

    Image for article: Winter Farmers Market Guide
    Even though the winter weather has arrived, farmers’ market season isn’t over yet!  More than 15 Maryland farmers’ markets will remain open for business throughout the winter months. Visit a winter market near you to pick up local winter produce, meats, eggs, cheeses, wines and much more! Several markets will also be featuring special holiday […]

    Homegrown By Heroes

    Image for article: Homegrown By Heroes
    The Maryland Department of Agriculture in partnership with the Farmer Veteran Coalition and MidAtlantic Farm Credit are pleased to announce the Maryland’s Best – Homegrown By Heroes Program. The purpose of this program is to support Maryland veteran farmers by branding products with the Maryland’s Best – Homegrown By Heroes logo and offering assistance through other […]

    Choose Maryland Apples!

    Image for article: Choose Maryland Apples!
    Maryland pick-your-own operations and farm stands are loaded with lots of local fruit and vegetable options as summer fades. Apple picking season is just underway at many pick-your-own orchards, with plenty of late peaches, tomatoes and other crops available to pick as well. Maryland is home to 171 apple orchards according to the latest U.S. […]

    Maryland’s Best Restaurant Promotion

    Image for article: Maryland’s Best Restaurant Promotion
    The Maryland Department of Agriculture has launched the Maryland’s Best Restaurant Promotion to identify restaurants, their chefs, and their distribution partners who are supportive in sourcing, purchasing, preparing and promoting Maryland products and ingredients on their menus. Maryland Farmers produce the freshest, best tasting ingredients that are available in season and help to enhance any […]

    2016 Maryland Buyer-Grower Expo Directory

    Image for article: 2016 Maryland Buyer-Grower Expo Directory
    The Maryland Buyer-Grower Expo Directory contains all of the preregistered exhibitors and attendees from the 2016 Expo. Exhibitors include growers, processors, and watermen with products ranging from fruits, vegetables, meats, cheese, oysters, specialty products, and more. Buyers include wholesale buyers from grocery retailers, restaurants, schools, and other venues. 2016 MD Buyer-Grower Expo Directory