Daily Archives: May 14, 2014

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

Maryland Farmer's Markets

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 […]

Governor O'Malley's Buy Local Cookout

Governor O'Malley's Buy Local Cookout

The 2014 Buy Local Cookout will take place Thursday, July 24, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Government House in Annapolis. This is the seventh annual Buy Local Cookout that Governor and Mrs. O’Malley will host. Attendance at this event is invitation only. The Benefit of Buying Local

National Egg Month

National Egg Month

May is National Egg Month, a time to seek out locally produced eggs and to identify Maryland farmers who produce nearly 71 million dozen eggs a year. That’s 852 million individual eggs – and a lot of omelets!   Egg Recipes 101 from the American Egg Board

Sweet Maryland Strawberries

Sweet Maryland Strawberries

Spring is here and so are Sweet Maryland Strawberries. Support our family farmers and local economy by purchasing Maryland strawberries. When selecting strawberries, be sure to look for a full, red color, bright luster and firm, plump flesh. Strawberries do not ripen after being picked, so be sure to choose fully ripe berries. The caps […]