Available Now at Participating Markets and Regional Libraries 

News Release, Southern Maryland Agricultural Development Commission

Hughesville, MD- The Southern Maryland Agricultural Development Commission (SMADC) has released the 2019 Southern Maryland Farmers’ Market Guide, available now at participating markets, regional libraries and other public venues around the region while stocks last.

The8-pagebrochure (published every spring) lists 31 farmers markets in Southern Maryland, as well as 10 regional markets in the Metro DC area that carry SouthernMaryland farm products.

Featured farmers’ markets offer a wide selectionof locally raisedproduce and value-added farm products including meats and seafood, farm-made pickles and jams, local honey, eggs, plants and flowers and dairy products. Many markets now host vendors of locally produced wine,beer and distilled spirits.

A fold-out market locator mapmakes it easy to find a market by county, and listingsprovide additional ‘need to know’ details –seasonal openings and closings, days/hours of operation, street locations/addresses, as well as themarket websites and other social media links to find out more.

The SMADC Farmers’ Market Guide can be viewed or downloaded on the‘Get the Guides’page, and view a list of pick-up sites at ‘What’s New/News and Announcements’ atwww.SMADC.com.

Coming soon, look for information about how to support Maryland’s farms during Buy Local Challenge Week (July 20– 28) and at Southern Maryland’s 3rd Annual Buy Local Challenge Celebration of farms, food and farm funon July 29th, a public event hosted at Spider Hall Farm in Prince Frederick. For more information, visit the Buy Local Challenge website atwww.buylocalchallenge.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...