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Everything But the Oink

Everything But the Oink

Scrapple, the iconic Maryland breakfast staple, is a hearty loaf that can evoke strong feelings mostly favorable, sometimes not.“I grew up eating scrapple and it brings back great memories,” says Julianne Barclay, a My Maryland Farmers follower. “My dad would make it...
What’s the Buzz for Holiday Gifts? Honey, of course!

What’s the Buzz for Holiday Gifts? Honey, of course!

Visit a local farmers market or farm store and you’re sure to see honey. Peruse the selection and you’ll find jarred honey varieties and products made with honey, like soaps, candles and even lotions. These locally sourced and produced goodies make great holiday gifts...
Soil: The Lifeline of the Farm

Soil: The Lifeline of the Farm

Soil has long been important for farmers, but did you know that it is becoming more important than ever for combatting issues like climate change and global warming? Scientifically named “carbon sequestration,” this process allows for carbon to be removed from the...
Gobble Up Some Farm-Fresh Turkey

Gobble Up Some Farm-Fresh Turkey

Ask most folks what they’re serving for their holiday meal, and odds are it will be turkey. In fact, across the U.S., it’s estimated that over 46 million turkeys will be consumed on Thanksgiving, and 22 million more on Christmas. While a frozen bird will do, it’s the...
Sweet and Crunchy Apples Ripe for the Picking

Sweet and Crunchy Apples Ripe for the Picking

Fall is the perfect time of the year to pack up the family and take them apple picking. This activity is fun for people of all ages from the young toddler to the vibrant grandparent. Apple picking gives everyone a chance to be a part of harvesting their own food and...
Fun on the Farm with Agritourism

Fun on the Farm with Agritourism

It was almost 40 years ago when Chip Councell, a 10th generation farmer, and his wife Jo Ann started selling their produce from the back of a wagon in Talbot County. Today, that simple venture has grown into Councell Farms, an agritourism destination with a produce...