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Maryland Nurseries & Garden Centers

Maryland Nurseries & Garden Centers

Before landscaping and planting your spring gardens this year, be sure to go to a Maryland nursery or garden center. By choosing to purchase your annual bedding plants, perennials, shrubs and trees from Maryland producers, you will not only be supporting our family farmers, but also your local economy. Maryland is home to a thriving […]

Maryland Fruit and Vegetable Seasonality Guide

Maryland Fruit and Vegetable Seasonality Guide

From Cucumbers, watermelons, and apples to strawberries and sprouts, Maryland farmers produce a wide variety of fruits and vegetables. Check out the link below for fruit and vegetable seasonality guides to find when your favorite produce is in season. Maryland Fruit and Vegetable Seasonality Charts

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

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 – […]

Support Local CSAs

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 […]

Homegrown By Heroes

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!

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

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

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