Blog

Take on the New Year with a Fresh Perspective from Homegrown Frederick

Take on the New Year with a Fresh Perspective from Homegrown Frederick

The optimism and hope that the start of a new year brings is inspiring! It’s a chance to make changes, or try new things.

Read More
Cut Your Own Christmas Tree

Cut Your Own Christmas Tree

Consider supporting one of the seven Frederick County farms that offer cut-your-own Christmas trees.

Read More
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!

Read More
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.

Read More
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.

Read More
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.

Read More
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.

Read More
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.

Read More
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.

Read More
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.

Read More