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Growing Local Hops and Crops for the Craft Beer Boom

Growing Local Hops and Crops for the Craft Beer Boom

As the Farm to Bottle movement continues to grow, the demand for local ingredients is rapidly increasing.

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From Farm to Award-Winning Craft Beverages: Springfield Manor Winery & Distillery

From Farm to Award-Winning Craft Beverages: Springfield Manor Winery & Distillery

John & Amie St’Angelo are not your average farmers. The couple purchased their first farm in 2004 with no plans of actually owning an agri-business. Thirteen years later, they own two successful country inns and event venues, a winery, a distillery, a lavender market, and an operating farm with big plans for the future. They can add makers of nationally-award winning spirits to their list, too.

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Celebrate Maryland Agriculture Week

Celebrate Maryland Agriculture Week

Governor Hogan declared March 20-26, 2017 as Maryland Agriculture Week. Frederick County has over 181,000 acres of land that is devoted to agriculture, providing a large variety of products to the residents of this county and region. Are you looking for a fun way to celebrate Maryland’s largest industry?

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Streamlined Process for Craft Beverage Industry Proposed

Streamlined Process for Craft Beverage Industry Proposed

“Great things are brewing in Frederick County as we lead the state in the craft beverage industry,” said County Executive Jan Gardner.

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Frederick County Ag Week at the Mall

Frederick County Ag Week at the Mall

Frederick County Ag Week at the Mall is coming to the Francis Scott Key Mall February 13-18 with lots of different agriculture activities for all to enjoy. Frederick County Ag Week at the Mall was started over 43 years ago as a celebration of farming in the county, and has continued ever since. Ag Week continues as a way to promote Agriculture and celebrate the year’s successes.

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Fresh-Cut Christmas Trees

Fresh-Cut Christmas Trees

Frederick County Christmas Tree Farms are opening their doors Friday November 25 for the start of Christmas season. Support one of the seven Christmas Tree Farms as you make your family traditions.

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Family Festival at the Farm Begins Saturday

Family Festival at the Farm Begins Saturday

On October 15th from 10am-4pm and October 16th from noon-4pm, 18 area farms will open up their doors for a self-guided farm tour and various activities.

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Recognizing Frederick County's Craft Beer

Recognizing Frederick County's Craft Beer

Our office continues to receive record numbers of new brewery inquiries daily. What's driving the trend?

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2016-17 Homegrown Frederick Magazine Now Available

2016-17 Homegrown Frederick Magazine Now Available

The new Homegrown Frederick publication is hot off the press and ready to view today!

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Farms Spotlight: Summers Farm

Farms Spotlight: Summers Farm

Summers Farm, a staple in Frederick County’s farm events during the Fall, is celebrating its 20th year in agri-tourism.

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