The Frederick County Office of Economic Development (OED) proudly sponsored CiderCon 2018, an annual conference for cider makers from all over the world.
Katie Albaugh joined the Office of Economic Development (OED) team in August of 2015 as the Agriculture Business Development Specialist.
At a celebration of Maryland’s counties, Frederick County took center stage as a leader, particularly in craft beverages.
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.
Tourism is an important and fast growing industry in Frederick County.
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.
As the Farm to Bottle movement continues to grow the demand for local ingredients is increasing.
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.
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.
Great things are brewing in Frederick County as we lead the state in the craft beverage industry,” said County Executive Jan Gardner.