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Homegrown Hay Days

Homegrown Hay Days

Get ready to visit some of the hardest working farms in Frederick County. Homegrown Hay Days is traditionally held during the third weekend of October. Participating farms are stepping it up this year!

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Don't miss these 10 adorable animals at this year at The Great Frederick Fair

Don't miss these 10 adorable animals at this year at The Great Frederick Fair

The Great Frederick Fair is home to food, rides, games and more but the best of all, might be the animals.

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Top Fair Food Traditions

Top Fair Food Traditions

A day at The Great Frederick Fair isn’t complete without a visit to certain food stands that have been a part of the Fair for decades.

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Frederick County Agriculture Education Grant Winners Announced

Frederick County Agriculture Education Grant Winners Announced

The Agriculture Education Grant Award winners were announced on September 14 at opening night of The Great Frederick Fair.

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Farm Family of the Year, Ag Advocates of the Year, Ag Business of the Year, and Young Farmer of the Year Winners

Farm Family of the Year, Ag Advocates of the Year, Ag Business of the Year, and Young Farmer of the Year Winners

The Frederick County Office of Economic Development’s Agricultural Business Council, in conjunction with the Great Frederick Fair and the Ag Education Public Relations Committee, is proud to give four awards to recognize families, individuals and businesses for their outstanding achievements in agriculture each year during The Great Frederick Fair.

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Frederick County Agriculture Education Grant Applications Now Open

Frederick County Agriculture Education Grant Applications Now Open

The Agriculture Education Grant aimed at increasing the vibrancy of agriculture programs available for youth in Frederick County. Grant applications are now open through August 20, 2018.

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Farmers of Frederick - Mid-View Farm's Becca Tucker

Farmers of Frederick - Mid-View Farm's Becca Tucker

Mid-View Farm is a 500 acre family dairy farm in Jefferson with 370 cows, owned and operated by the Tucker family.

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Frederick County Ag Week at the Mall-2018

Frederick County Ag Week at the Mall-2018

Frederick County Ag Week at the Mall is coming to the Francis Scott Key Mall February 12-17 with lots of different agriculture activities for all to enjoy. Frederick County Ag Week at the Mall was started over 44 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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Catoctin Breeze Vineyard - Putting Frederick Wine on the World Map

Catoctin Breeze Vineyard - Putting Frederick Wine on the World Map

Catoctin Breeze helped to put Frederick wine on the world map this month, as they were awarded the best Syrah on the East Coast at the Atlantic Seaboard Wine Competition.

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Family Festival @ the Farm Self-guided Farm Tour Set for October 21st and 22nd

Family Festival @ the Farm Self-guided Farm Tour Set for October 21st and 22nd

The 2017 Family Festival @ the Farm will be held Saturday October 21st and Sunday October 22ndat 18 farms around Frederick County.  This free event, hosted by the Frederick County Office of Economic Development, is open to the public and provides the Frederick community and families from across the region an opportunity to learn about the county’s diverse agriculture industry. 

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