The Agriculture Education Grant Award winners were announced on September 14 at opening night of The Great Frederick Fair.
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.
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.
Mid-View Farm is a 500 acre family dairy farm in Jefferson with 370 cows, owned and operated by the Tucker family.
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.
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.
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.
Two hobby fermenters have found a way to merge their love of fermenting with local agriculture to offer products that are both good for you and taste delicious.
Frederick County Office of Economic Development, Visit Frederick and Frederick Magazine have partnered to create the Homegrown Frederick Wineries, Breweries & Distilleries Showcase at The Great Frederick Fair, September 15 – 23.
Glade Link Farms in Keymar is a family-owned and operated farm that has been around for more than 40 years. Their produce is sold at their farm along Woodsboro Pike, as well as at the West Frederick Farmers Market at the Great Frederick Fairground on Saturdays May through November.