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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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The Sweet Farm Blends Manufacturing and Agriculture into Tasty Sauerkraut

The Sweet Farm Blends Manufacturing and Agriculture into Tasty Sauerkraut

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.

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Homegrown Frederick, Wineries, Breweries & Distilleries Showcase at The Great Frederick Fair

Homegrown Frederick, Wineries, Breweries & Distilleries Showcase at The Great Frederick Fair

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.

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Farms Spotlight: Glade Link Farm

Farms Spotlight: Glade Link Farm

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.

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Farms Spotlight: Full Cellar Farm

Farms Spotlight: Full Cellar Farm

Full Cellar Farm grows fresh vegetables, herbs and cut flowers and sells pastured chicken, pork and eggs. Owner Kip Kelley spent his childhood on a sheep farm and later established Full Cellar Farm in Jefferson to continue his family’s farming tradition.

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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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