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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...
Rabbits and Robots Lead to a Bright Future for Youth

Rabbits and Robots Lead to a Bright Future for Youth

About six years ago, a young Ana Clemmer of Howard County wanted a rabbit. But her parents wouldn’t let her have one until she learned how to care for the animal. “I found out about 4-H at the Howard County Fair in 2014 when I walked into the activities hall and the...
Sensational Seafood Saturdays

Sensational Seafood Saturdays

It’s a perfect day for seafood! And, Governor Larry Hogan thinks so, too. He recently designated Saturdays in September as “Buy Maryland Seafood Days” to encourage all Marylanders to support the state’s iconic seafood industry — perfect timing for late summer crab...
Your Student’s School Supply List Starts on the Farm

Your Student’s School Supply List Starts on the Farm

You don’t have to live in a rural area to appreciate how agriculture affects you every day — from a pencil in your hand to the paper in your printer. In Maryland, only a third of our counties have 50% or more rural land. This means that there are a lot of students who...
Get the Scoop on Maryland Ice Cream

Get the Scoop on Maryland Ice Cream

Nothing says summer treat more than ice cream. And, when you choose an ice cream made in Maryland, the taste just gets sweeter.“I love cooking and I love flavors. I love ice cream way too much!” says Kate Dallam of Broom’s Bloom Dairy in Bel Air. Broom’s Bloom Dairy...
Top Three Reasons to Visit a Farmers Market

Top Three Reasons to Visit a Farmers Market

In recent years, farmers markets have exploded across the nation reaching nearly 8,500 locations. In Maryland, you can visit about 125 farmers markets sprinkled across the state that are open for business with the freshest choices.Even during the pandemic, the...