Q&A with Radical Herbs

Written by Nicole Oveisi, Fair Farms Intern                Fair Farms reached out to Christina Taylor, owner of Radical Herbs in Baltimore, MD to discuss herbal medicine and tips for those interested in growing or trying herbs. Christina’s main goal with Radical Herbs has been to inform people on the …

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Fair Farms Campaign Manager – Job Notice

Waterkeepers Chesapeake seeks an enthusiastic, energetic, outgoing self-starter with a passion for sustainable agriculture and environmental justice to manage its Fair Farms Campaign. The Fair Farms Campaign Manager manages all aspects of the Fair Farms Campaign and is meaningfully involved in Maryland’s environmental and sustainable agriculture communities. Whether building partnerships, participating in collaborative projects, crafting …

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June 2021: Welcome New Fair Farms Partners

Fair Farms is proud to welcome these partners to our growing campaign! If you are interested in adding your voice, please contact us by email. You can check out our other wonderful partners here. Floating Lotus Farmstead Facebook | Instagram Floating Lotus Farmstead is a small-scale, first-generation farm in Lothian, Md. They produce a wide variety of nutrient-dense …

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A Bittersweet Goodbye

Dear Fair Farms Community, I’m reaching out to share the bittersweet news that I’m transitioning out of my role as Fair Farms Campaign Manager. I started working with Fair Farms just after it’s launch almost six years ago. Since joining the team, I have had the chance to more deeply explore my interest in food …

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A Needed Investment in Infrastructure for Farmers

A lack of infrastructure and resources available to farmers has long hindered the diversification of the agricultural economy in Maryland. For years, advocates for local farmers in Frederick County have been pushing for more processing and distribution facilities. Now, those same advocates are cheering County Executive Jan Gardner for including funds in the 2022 budget …

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Take the Clear Choices Clean Water Pollinator Pledge to Celebrate Pollinator Month!

Written by Casey Willson, Waterkeepers Chesapeake Intern  June is pollinator month for the Clear Choices Clean Water Campaign at Waterkeepers Chesapeake and we can’t wait to share all the amazing things that our native pollinators do for us and our ecosystems! A pollinator is any insect or animal that spreads pollen from plant to plant, …

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