PRINCE FREDERICK, Md. –April 27, 2018Eating fresh and eating local is made easy with an abundance of fresh food from Calvert County’s farmers, agri-businesses and watermen. Calvert County’s five weekly farmers markets return with early harvests ready for sale on the following schedule:

Calvert County Farmers Market Association Markets:

  • Tuesdaysin PrinceFrederick in the CalvertHealth Medical Center parking lot

3-7p.m.,May 8-Nov. 20

  • Saturdaysin Barstow at the Calvert County Fairgrounds on Route 231

7:30 a.m.-noon,May 5-Nov. 17

  • Sundaysin Solomons at the Solomons Visitor Center
    11 a.m.-2 p.m.,June 3-Sept. 9

Private/Municipal Markets:

  • Tuesdaysin Prince Frederick at Spider Hall Farm

4-7 p.m.,May 15-Oct. 30

  • Fridaysin North Beach between5thand 7thstreets and Bay Avenue

6-9 p.m.,May 4-Oct. 5

Late spring markets include items like bedding plants (vegetables, herbs and flowers), hanging baskets, tasty salad greens, asparagus, kale and strawberries. Selections vary by market but may include many of the favorite vendors from last year with plenty of fresh produce, baked goods, local wines, locally grown meat, seafood and cut flowers.

Calvert County farmers markets are unique because they are primarily producer-only markets. The vendors sell produce raised by local farmers and each market offers products unique to the region.

For more information on Calvert County’s agricultural community, visitwww.calvertag.com, or contact the Calvert County Department of Economic Development at 410-535-4583 or 301-855-1880 or via email atinfo@ecalvert.com. Like Calvert County Government onFacebook.