Living Local: Assateague Farm

This article was written by as part of the “Living Local: Small-Scale, Large Impact” project by Chandler Joiner, Environmental Educator at the Maryland Coastal Bays Program. When driving down Assateague Road, it is difficult to miss the Assateague Farm roadside stand stocked full of produce, flowers, firewood, and handmade crafts. The stand is situated between …

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Living Local: Cross Farms

This article was written by as part of the “Living Local: Small-Scale, Large Impact” project by Chandler Joiner, Environmental Educator at the Maryland Coastal Bays Program. Carol Cross grew up in a farming family. She spent her childhood tending the family garden, canning vegetables for the winter, and watching her father and grandfather farm their …

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Living Local: Masterpiece Flower Farm

This article was written by as part of the “Living Local: Small-Scale, Large Impact” project by Chandler Joiner, Environmental Educator at the Maryland Coastal Bays Program. Masterpiece Flower Farm is a flourishing mother daughter cut flower production farm on the outskirts of Whaleyville, Maryland. Crystal Giesey and her mother, Misty Fields, began growing flowers as …

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Living Local: Splendid Earth Acres

This article was written by as part of the “Living Local: Small-Scale, Large Impact” project by Chandler Joiner, Environmental Educator at the Maryland Coastal Bays Program. Splendid Earth Acres is a small farm just down the road from Main Street in Berlin, Maryland. The farm only occupies one-sixth of an acre of Jeanne Vander Clute’s …

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Video Release: “The Future of Food”

Fair Farms just released our newest video—The Future of Food—in partnership with the Click & Pledge Foundation’s “The Next Generation” project. Campaign Manager Shelby Kalm brings to the screen untold stories of Fair Farms partners who are creating a food system that nourishes the environment and sustainably feeds their communities. The farmers that we spoke …

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