News Release, Calvert County Public Information Office

PRINCE FREDERICK, Md. – April 12, 2019 –Buying local is easy with an abundance of fresh food from Calvert County’s farmers, agri-businesses and watermen. Calvert County’s weekly farmers markets return with early harvests ready for sale on the following schedule and with two new locations:

Calvert County Farmers Market Association Markets:

  • Tuesdays in Prince Frederick at the CalvertHealth Medical Center parking lot(130 Hospital Road) 2:30-6:30 p.m., April 30-Nov.19
  • Thursdays in Dunkirk at the entrance of Dunkirk District Park(10750 Southern Maryland Blvd.) 3-7 p.m., May 2-Oct. 24
  • Saturdays in Lusby at the Sneade’s Ace Home Center parking lot  (11861 HG Trueman Road) 8 a.m.-noon, May 4-Sept. 7

Private/Municipal Market:

  • Fridays in North Beach between 5th and 7th streets and Bay Avenue 6-9 p.m., May 3-Oct. 4

Late spring markets include bedding plants (vegetables, herbs and flowers), hanging baskets, tasty salad greens, asparagus, kale and strawberries; selections will vary by market. Visit your favorite vendors from last year and find exciting new offerings at each market.

This season, three Calvert County farmers market locations, excluding the North Beach market, will be accepting Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits. To learn more about SNAP and eligibility requirements, visitonline.

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.

David M. Higgins II, Publisher/Editor

David M. Higgins was born in Baltimore and grew up in Southern Maryland. He has had a passion for journalism since high school. After spending many years in the Hospitality Industry he began working in...