Agriculture

Family Festival @ the Farm – Self-Guided Farm Tour Set for October 21st and 22nd

Family Festival @ the Farm – Self-Guided Farm Tour Set for October 21st and 22nd

The 2017 Family Festival @ the Farm will be held Saturday October 21st and Sunday October 22nd at 18 farms around Frederick County.

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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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Frederick County Leads Craft Beverages at Summer MACo Conference

Frederick County Leads Craft Beverages at Summer MACo Conference

At a celebration of Maryland’s counties, Frederick County took center stage as a leader, particularly in craft beverages.

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Homegrown Frederick, Wineries, Breweries & Distilleries Showcase at The Great Frederick Fair

Homegrown Frederick, Wineries, Breweries & Distilleries Showcase at The Great Frederick Fair

Frederick County Office of Economic Development, Visit Frederick and Frederick Magazine have partnered to create the Homegrown Frederick Wineries, Breweries & Distilleries Showcase at The Great Frederick Fair, September 15 – 23.

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How to Start a Winery, Brewery, Distillery Guide in Frederick County Released

How to Start a Winery, Brewery, Distillery Guide in Frederick County Released

Frederick County’s craft beverage industry has seen tremendous growth over the last three years and leads the state in the number of wineries, farm breweries, and distilleries.

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Challenge Accepted! The Buy Local Challenge Begins July 22-30, 2017

Challenge Accepted! The Buy Local Challenge Begins July 22-30, 2017

The Buy Local Challenge has become an annual staple in the celebration of Maryland's rich agricultural history. During the last week of July, people across the state of Maryland pledge to purchase at least one locally produced food item each day during Buy Local Week.

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Growing Local Hops and Crops for the Craft Beer Boom

Growing Local Hops and Crops for the Craft Beer Boom

As the Farm to Bottle movement continues to grow the demand for local ingredients is increasing.

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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 very successful country inns and event venues, a winery, a distillery, a lavender market, and an operating farm with big plans for the future.

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Startup Seminars for Winery, Brewery and Distillery Offered

Startup Seminars for Winery, Brewery and Distillery Offered

The Frederick County Office of Economic Development has partnered for the first time with Grow & Fortify to offer startup seminars to Frederick County for the winery, brewery and distillery industries.

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Streamlined Process for Craft Beverage Industry Proposed

Streamlined Process for Craft Beverage Industry Proposed

Great things are brewing in Frederick County as we lead the state in the craft beverage industry,” said County Executive Jan Gardner.

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