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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Eastern Shore Farm-to-Table Guide

With beach season upon us, folks throughout the region will be flocking to the beautiful Eastern Shore to enjoy our coastline, visit the ponies on Assateague Island, snack on crabs with lots of Old Bay, and enjoy the bounty of the summer season. When going out to eat or buying groceries for your family, we …

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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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