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Farmers Take the Show on the Road

Farmers Take the Show on the Road

Spring in Maryland means it is time for farmers to get growing. Now, more than ever, consumers are looking for a strong local food supply. Maryland farmers are continuing to work to ensure that it’s available.Over the next several weeks, farmland will be prepared and...
Maryland Wineries Growing Like Vines: It All Starts with the Grapes

Maryland Wineries Growing Like Vines: It All Starts with the Grapes

Over the past two decades, wineries have been popping up in every region of Maryland. The number of wineries has grown from just 10 to over 100 since 2000. And, these wineries are not only producing a delicious product, they have dedicated the month of March to the...
Fields of Hope: A Maryland farmer supports farmers in other lands

Fields of Hope: A Maryland farmer supports farmers in other lands

When Donnie and Donna Grossnickle and their children tend the fields of the farm that shares their name, they are continuing a heritage that goes back generations. The Grossnickle brothers started the farm when they arrived from Germany in the late 1700s. Over the...
Open for Business! Farmer’s Markets are Stocked for the Winter

Open for Business! Farmer’s Markets are Stocked for the Winter

(ANNAPOLIS, MARYLAND) – It may be winter, but don’t think that Maryland farmer’s markets are closed until spring. Our state’s farmers remain committed to providing consumers with fresh goods and produce year-round.Aside from the delicious goodies you can find,...
For Poinsettia Growers, Every Day is Christmas

For Poinsettia Growers, Every Day is Christmas

“Instant Christmas.” That’s how Mike Healey describes the sensation when he walks into the greenhouse at Greenway Farms. He’s surrounded by over 2,000 poinsettia plants. It’s acres of red, white, pink, burgundy, and ivory plants that are as much a part of holiday...
From Farm to Table: Your Holiday Ham

From Farm to Table: Your Holiday Ham

A bead of sweat runs down Farmer Andy Bauer’s face as he turns around as he backs the tractor up to the pig pen. Attached to the tractor is his father’s old John Deere grinder mixer machine holding a fresh load of pig feed made with soybean meal grown on the farm. He...