Tag Archives: local food

Farmers Markets & Food Assistance Year-Round

While many Maryland farmers markets fold up their tents towards the end of October or November, there are some that remain open year-round to provide local food through the winter months. Those markets in our EFM Network that are open … Continue reading

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Save the Date for the 2013 Maryland Farmers Market Conference

Save the Date for the 2013 Maryland Farmers Market Conference – one day of topics, speakers, and information for farmers market managers and producers. Date: February 28, 2013 Location: USDA Beltsville Agricultural Research Center Time: 8am – 5pm More details … Continue reading

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Hops for the Hungry: A Benefit for Fresh Checks

Please join us for this special evening to support Crossroads Community Food Network‘s Fresh Checks program. There will be pairings of Keswick Creamery’s award-winning farmstead cheeses with craft beers from 3 Stars Brewery, accompanied by hors d’oeuvres from other local, … Continue reading

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Updated 2012 Eat Fresh Maryland Farmers Market Partner Map

Click here:  2012 Farmers Market Map with Eat Fresh Maryland Partners or under the “At Market” tab above to see which Maryland farmers markets are part of the Eat Fresh Maryland network.

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Updated 2012 Farmers Market Map with Food Desert Information

Click here:  2012 Farmers Market Map with Food Desert Information or under the “At Market” tab above to see which Maryland farmers markets are located in food deserts, as well as updated information on the remainder of the 2012 season.

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2nd Annual Urban Farm and Food Fair: September 15

Come out & celebrate Baltimore’s urban farms while enjoying fantastic local foods at Real Food Farm and supporting the Farm Alliance of Baltimore City on September 15th from 2 – 5pm. Click here for the fun flyer with all the information … Continue reading

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Anne Arundel County Market to Accept SNAP

This Sunday, July 15, the Westfield Annapolis Farmers Market will begin accepting Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits (formerly food stamps) as well as debit/credit transactions.  This is the only market to accept SNAP in Anne Arundel County for the … Continue reading

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