Gift Ideas to Sweeten up this Valentine’s Day

Cover photo by Helen Norman Looking for a little something to share with your sweethearts this Valentine’s Day? We’ve pulled together a list of delicious and fun gifts that show love for visionary farmers and local businesses that will be sure to warm your loved ones’ hearts. It doesn’t get much sweeter than that, if you …

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Pawpaw Season is Here! 

September is the season of pawpaws! Pawpaws are tropical fruits native to the mid-Atlantic and Appalachian regions. Pawpaws have notes of banana, mango, and sometimes pineapple. The soft fruit can be made into jams, ice creams, smoothies, or simply eaten in their natural state.  Pawpaws are very perishable so they have to be sold almost …

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Buy Local Week 2020

Running from July 18th to 26th is Maryland Buy Local Week! Local farmers and food producers need all the support they can get, especially in the face of a global pandemic. A great way to provide support is by taking the Buy Local Challenge, which encourages Marylanders to buy locally-grown food every day for a …

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Video: Farm to Table Meal with Even’ Star Organic Farm and Elements Eatery

Fair Farms visited Even’ Star Organic Farm in Lexington Park (St. Mary’s County) last week to see how Elements Eatery’s chef/owner Rob Plant goes about creating a farm-to-table meal. In the morning, we walked the farm, talked about the benefits of biodiversity with farmer Brett Grohsgal and tasted things that couldn’t be any fresher. In the afternoon, we …

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