Agriculture

Family Festival at the Farm Self-Guided Farm Tour This Weekend

Family Festival at the Farm Self-Guided Farm Tour This Weekend

This weekend event scheduled for October 15, 2016 and October 16, 2016, provides an opportunity to learn about Frederick County’s diverse agriculture industry.

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Made in Maryland Marketplace to Connect Artisans, Retailers and Farmers with Opportunities in Brunswick

Made in Maryland Marketplace to Connect Artisans, Retailers and Farmers with Opportunities in Brunswick

The Frederick County Office of Economic Development, in partnership with Brunswick Main Street, is proud to present the first PopUp! Brunswick Made in Maryland Marketplace – an artisan market connecting local farmers, producers and artists with visitors during the 33rd Annual Railroad Days on October 1 & 2, 2016. Vendor applications are now open.

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Executive Gardner Invites Businesses to Participate in  Business Appreciation Week – October 24 - 28

Executive Gardner Invites Businesses to Participate in Business Appreciation Week – October 24 - 28

Business in Frederick County is booming. The number of businesses in Frederick County grew at a rate of 4.3 percent over the past two years, and companies added 3,200 jobs last year alone. A strong business climate has earned Frederick County the second-fastest rate of business growth in Maryland, according to financial data company SmartAsset. To keep this trend going, County Executive Jan Gardner wants to hear directly from business owners about what is working for them and what we can do better. Today she invited businesses to sign up for on-site visits from teams of ambassadors during the 16th Annual Frederick County Business Appreciation Week.

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Frederick County Agriculture Legislative Tour Connects Lawmakers to Farmers

Frederick County Agriculture Legislative Tour Connects Lawmakers to Farmers

Maryland's Secretary of Agriculture Joe Bartenfelder joined local and state elected officials yesterday along with the Frederick County Office of Economic Development, Frederick County Farm Bureau and Catoctin & Frederick Soil Conservation District for the Frederick County Agriculture Legislative Tour.

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OED Launches HomegrownFrederick.com; Existing DiscoverFrederickMD.com Redesigned

OED Launches HomegrownFrederick.com; Existing DiscoverFrederickMD.com Redesigned

The Frederick County Office of Economic Development (OED) has increased marketing efforts recently with the launch of a brand new agricultural website called HomegrownFrederick.com and the redesign of the existing DiscoverFrederickMD.com, which aims to help businesses start, locate, expand and discover Frederick County.

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Agriculture, Baseball and Rain!

Agriculture, Baseball and Rain!

Last evening's Homegrown Night at the Frederick Keys was a rain-out, but not after a Keys parking lot Farmers Market, great audience turn-out and the official launch of www.homegrownfrederick.com. A rain make-up date is in the works-- stay tuned!

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Frederick County Economic Development to Launch HomegrownFrederick.com at Keys Game

Frederick County Economic Development to Launch HomegrownFrederick.com at Keys Game

Please join the Frederick County Office of Economic Development (OED) at the Frederick Keys Nymeo Field on June 16, 2016 at 7:00pm as they launch their new agricultural website HomegrownFrederick.com and celebrate Frederick County’s rich agricultural heritage and bright future with the community.

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Frederick County's Trailblazing Path for Winemakers, Brewers and Distillers

Frederick County's Trailblazing Path for Winemakers, Brewers and Distillers

Frederick County is where you can find the area’s best agricultural bounties, from award-winning wines and handcrafted brews fresh from the farm to distilled spirits made from locally harvested grains and fruits. Whether you’re looking for a charming farmhouse-turned taproom where downing a frosty mug of cold beer has never gone out of style, a romantic interlude at a beautiful winery, a brew tour with out of town visitors, or a night out with friends at a downtown distillery, there’s fun brewing in Frederick County.

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