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.
As the Farm to Bottle movement continues to grow, the demand for local ingredients is rapidly increasing.
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.
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?
“Great things are brewing in Frederick County as we lead the state in the craft beverage industry,” said County Executive Jan Gardner.
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.