Maryland's Best

    Small Farm Conference 11/7 & 11/8

    Be sure to sign up for the University of Maryland Eastern Shore’s Small Farm Conference on November 7th & 8th in Princess Anne. The purpose of this two-day educational event is to provide a venue for farmers, landowners and supporters of agriculture to come together to network and learn about new opportunities and strategies that promote farm […]

    Fall Farm Fun

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    Maryland’s farmers offer a variety of fall activities as a low-cost way for families to spend time together outdoors.  October is the perfect time to experience the fun of selecting your own pumpkins for jack-o-lanterns, getting lost in a corn maze, taking a hayride, or attending a fall festival. In Maryland there are 307 farms […]

    Choose Maryland Apples!

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    Maryland apple season is in full swing. Now is the perfect time of year for residents to take a trip to an orchard to try all of the delicious apple varieties our state has to offer, or to visit a local farm market and savor fresh cider, pies, and other treats.  Fresh Maryland apples can […]

    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 […]