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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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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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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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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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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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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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