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.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Fresh-Cut Christmas Trees

Fresh-Cut Christmas Trees

Frederick County Christmas Tree Farms are opening their doors Friday November 25 for the start of Christmas season. Support one of the seven Christmas Tree Farms as you make your family traditions.

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