2019 Frederick County Agriculture Education Grant Applications Now Open

2019 Frederick County Agriculture Education Grant Applications Now Open

The Frederick County Office of Economic Development (OED) in partnership with the Agriculture Business Council announce the Agriculture Education Grants aimed at increasing the vibrancy of agriculture programs available for youth in Frederick County. Grant applications are now open through August 26, 2019.

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Brewing Up Love in Frederick County

Brewing Up Love in Frederick County

Celebrating our local craft breweries

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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.

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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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