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Maryland Peach Season!

Maryland Peach Season!

Maryland is known for quality peaches, and harvesting is underway! To pick the best peaches, look for fruits that are deeply colored and firm, but slightly soft to the touch. Store them in a fridge and eat within a week for maximum freshness. Peaches are great raw but can also be incorporated into desserts, smoothies, […]

Maryland Watermelon Season!

Maryland Watermelon Season!

It’s watermelon season! To pick the juiciest, sweetest melon, look for firm melons that smell sweet on the ends. A single yellow splotch is a sign of ripeness, but avoid melons with many splotches. Local watermelons tend to be sweeter and fresher than imports. Watermelon stored in a refrigerator can last for several weeks. When […]

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

Real Maryland Christmas Trees

Real Maryland Christmas Trees

This season, make sure to buy a fresh, real Maryland Christmas tree. By buying a real Maryland Christmas tree, you will not only be supporting our Maryland farmers, but you will also be making the overall best “green” choice for the environment and local economy. While they’re growing, Christmas trees absorb carbon dioxide and other […]

Choose Maryland Apples

Choose Maryland Apples

It is hard to find a simple pleasure sweeter than a Maryland apple in the early autumn. A $7.2 million business, apple farmers in Maryland produce some of the best varieties in the world! Varieties from the Crispin and the Ginger Gold to the Stayman and the MacIntosh. All sweet and with a lot of […]