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Farmers Give Back to Those in Need

Farmers Give Back to Those in Need

When Hurricane Ida hit the Louisiana coast this past summer, people across the nation sprang into action to help and donate lifesaving items, like food, water and clothing, to those communities affected by the devastation. That effort included fresh products from more...
Back to School on the Farm

Back to School on the Farm

Now that summer is over, fewer vacationers are heading to the beach. But that doesn’t mean that our favorite Eastern Shore farm markets, like Wright’s Market in Mardela Springs, are slowing down.Wright’s Market has been a staple on busy Route 50 for decades. “My...
Maryland State Fair Brings Farming to Fairgoers

Maryland State Fair Brings Farming to Fairgoers

It’s that time of the year for the state fair! Cotton candy, Ferris wheels and concerts. These are definitely exciting parts of the Maryland State Fair. But, if you look beyond those attractions, you’ll find a world full of agricultural gems — everything from horse...
From Helping Patients to Raising Chickens

From Helping Patients to Raising Chickens

About five years ago, Amy Tran came to a realization about her future. “My background is in the medical field, but I wanted to get away from the city life in Baltimore — and not have to wake up in the morning to fight traffic to go to work,” she says.That epiphany led...
Get Your Garden Buzzing with Bugs

Get Your Garden Buzzing with Bugs

   Whether you’re a master gardener with sprawling flower gardens or a novice with a container garden of vegetables and herbs on your balcony, one thing is certain: You need help from bugs to keep them thriving.  Thanks to bug-lovers like Emily Zobel, who works for...
Maryland Farmers Fight Air Pollution with Renewable Fuels

Maryland Farmers Fight Air Pollution with Renewable Fuels

Living within the Chesapeake Bay Watershed, Maryland’s farmers have long been drivers of sustainability — from soil conservation practices to nutrient and pest management — to help protect our waterways. This also holds true for the air we breathe. That’s why many...