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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...
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...