Agriculture

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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Homegrown Frederick Brand Expands and New Programs Added to Increase Agriculture Education

Homegrown Frederick Brand Expands and New Programs Added to Increase Agriculture Education

Homegrown Frederick magazine, Homegrown Hay Days, a regional agriculture education event and a new agriculture grant are all projects that the Frederick County Office of Economic Development’s agriculture business development team have been working on to grow the Homegrown Frederick brand and preserve the rich agriculture heritage of Frederick County.

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Case Study: Craft Beverage Growth Program

Case Study: Craft Beverage Growth Program

OED recently won the 2018 MEDA Economic Development Program Award for their Craft Beverage Growth Program.

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Farmers of Frederick - Mid-View Farm's Becca Tucker

Farmers of Frederick - Mid-View Farm's Becca Tucker

Mid-View Farm is a 500 acre family dairy farm in Jefferson with 370 cows, owned and operated by the Tucker family.

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OED Hosts CiderCon 2018 Attendees for a Sold Out Tour of Frederick Cideries

OED Hosts CiderCon 2018 Attendees for a Sold Out Tour of Frederick Cideries

The Frederick County Office of Economic Development (OED) proudly sponsored CiderCon 2018, an annual conference for cider makers from all over the world.

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Get Healthy in 2018 - Join a CSA

Get Healthy in 2018 - Join a CSA

During the cold winter months, farmers are busy planning for the growing season, making it a perfect time to sign-up for a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program.

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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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Cut Your Own Frederick County Christmas Tree This Season

Cut Your Own Frederick County Christmas Tree This Season

Consider coming out and supporting one of the seven Frederick County farms that offer cut your own Christmas trees.

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