Solving your Garden Soil Needs with Summer Creek Farm

Solving your Garden Soil Needs with Summer Creek Farm

Recently, the Frederick County Office of Economic Development and Homegrown Frederick staff had the opportunity to visit with Rick Hood, owner of Summer Creek Farm in Thurmont. Summer Creek Farm is a USDA-certified organic operation producing gardening soil mixes and organic vegetables.

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Frederick's Newest Farm Distillery! - Rosie Cheeks Distillery

Frederick's Newest Farm Distillery! - Rosie Cheeks Distillery

You don’t want to miss this event - the grand opening of Frederick County’s newest farm distillery! Head on out to try the flavors of Rosie Cheeks moonshine that are produced and bottled right there on the beautiful Iron Roses Farm. Bring your blankets and chairs for this family-friendly event to relax and enjoy live music. Food will be available for purchase from IN10SE BBQ and Glamourview Creamery.

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Cut your Homegrown Christmas Tree

Cut your Homegrown Christmas Tree

The weekend after Thanksgiving many families start their search for the perfect Christmas tree. For many, going out and cutting-your-own Christmas tree is a family tradition that starts the holiday cheer for many. Families bundle up with their jackets, gloves and scarves as they stroll through fields of Christmas trees to choose the perfect one to bring home and decorate.

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2020 Farm Family of the Year: Lambert Farms Inc.

2020 Farm Family of the Year: Lambert Farms Inc.

Each Fall, 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 recognizes a Frederick County family for their outstanding achievements in agriculture. This year’s Farm Family of the Year is the Lambert Family.

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Jump Start Grants Available to Frederick County Small Businesses

Jump Start Grants Available to Frederick County Small Businesses

Program Supports Full-Time Farmers, Small Businesses, and Micro Businesses

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Local Organizations partner to donate milk to those in need

Local Organizations partner to donate milk to those in need

Frederick County Farm Bureau and the Frederick County Farm Safety Camp partnered with Dairy Maid Dairy to provide over 1,500 gallons of milk from area dairy producers to the Frederick County Rescue Mission and food banks throughout the County. 

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Support your local high school agriculture programs through their greenhouse sales

Support your local high school agriculture programs through their greenhouse sales

Looking to spruce up your landscaping or plant a garden? This weekend is the perfect time to support Frederick County High School Agriculture programs and purchase plants for gardens and flower beds.

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Grow your own little Homegrown space while supporting our local farms/nurseries

Grow your own little Homegrown space while supporting our local farms/nurseries

Looking to spruce up your landscaping or plant a garden? As we move into warmer spring days and nights, many are thinking of colorful flowers and vegetables lining their gardens. We are nearing the perfect time to begin planting your annuals with no worries of frost, the average last Frost for the county has past and the Frost Free date is May 12th.

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