Why Buy Local?

Where to Buy Local

How to Participate

Tips and Recipes


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Where to Buy Local

Shop at your local farms, farm stands, farmers' markets, wineries, grocers and markets that stock genuine local products. (Be sure to ask if the products are grown locally.)

As part of the Challenge, consider dining at restaurants that serve local farm food. (Encourage your favorite restaurants to participate.)


Southern Maryland Meats

Maryland's Best

Maryland Farmers Market Association

Future Harvest CASA

The following websites were supplied by the Agricultural Marketing Professionals and key Agencies in Maryland:

Allegany County

Anne Arundel Economic Development Corporation

Calvert County Department of Economic Development

Carroll County Department of Economic Development

Cecil County Office of Economic Development

Dorchester County

Frederick County Office of Economic Development

Garrett County: Garrett-Preston Rural Development Coalition

Harford County Division of Agriculture

Howard County Economic Development Authority

Maryland Department of Agriculture

Maryland Farmers Market Association

Montgomery County Office of Agriculture | Annual Farm Tour & Harvest Sale

Prince George's County

Queen Anne's County Department of Economic Development and Tourism

Southern Maryland Agricultural Development Commission (Anne Arundel, Calvert, Charles, Prince George’s, St. Mary’s Counties)

Washington County