Craft Beverages

Entrepreneur Spotlight: Monica Pearce and Tenth Ward Distilling

Entrepreneur Spotlight: Monica Pearce and Tenth Ward Distilling

Tenth Ward Distilling's new and expanded location is now open at 55 E. Patrick St. in downtown Frederick.

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Major Company Locations & Expansions Fuel Recent Job Growth

Major Company Locations & Expansions Fuel Recent Job Growth

OED worked with 184 companies in Fiscal Year 2018 who chose to locate or expand in Frederick County. The department helped to create 747 jobs and retain 976 existing jobs, representing more than $10M of capital investment to 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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Frederick County Office of Economic Development Honored as 2018 MEDA Winners

Frederick County Office of Economic Development Honored as 2018 MEDA Winners

The Maryland Economic Development Association (MEDA) recently announced the recipients of the 2018 MEDA Awards, which celebrate the people, projects and programs that are transforming lives by creating opportunities, inspiring innovation and enriching communities across the state

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An Interview with Dave Blackmon, Owner of Smoketown Brewing & Cannon's Events

An Interview with Dave Blackmon, Owner of Smoketown Brewing & Cannon's Events

Owner Dave Blackmon’s path to brewery owner and winner of the #2 spot for ‘Best Beer’ in Frederick by Frederick Magazine, is one of hard work and persistence that has been widely billed as a game-changer for Brunswick.

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Beer Policy Matters

Beer Policy Matters

Guest blogger Roger Wilson, Director of Government Affairs for Frederick County explains why beer policy matters in Annapolis this 2018 General Assembly session.

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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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Katie Albaugh - OED's Agriculture & Craft Beverage Champion

Katie Albaugh - OED's Agriculture & Craft Beverage Champion

Katie Albaugh joined the Office of Economic Development (OED) team in August of 2015 as the Agriculture Business Development Specialist.

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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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