The Maryland Department of Agriculture is accepting applications for a competitive grant program to fund projects that solely enhance the competitiveness of specialty crops.
It may be on the other side of the country, but the devastating drought happening in California right now could soon have a major impact on grocery budgets in Maryland.
Eating plenty of fruits and vegetables seems to boost life satisfaction, mental well-being, and happiness.
Farmers say locally grown fruits and vegetables have been a bright spot in a dim year for agriculture on the Delmarva peninsula.
Sweeping changes are on the way for school lunches. For the first time in more than a decade, the federal government changes what students eat at school.
Predictions this past spring that Asian stink bugs would have an impact on crops appear to be coming true.
Michelle Obama’s campaign against childhood obesity moved a step forward Wednesday with the announcement that Wal-Mart and other retailers plan to open or expand 1,500 stores in areas without broad access to fresh fruit, vegetables and other healthy foods over the next few years.
Fells Point will open a farmers’ market on Saturday.
Maryland’s largest farmers’ market has kicked off its season sooner than ever before. The Baltimore Farmers’ Market and Bazaar has been around for more than three decades.
Fresh produce is coming to Baltimore early this season.
The popularity of locally grown food — which many assume means the food is fresher, made with fewer chemicals and grown by smaller, less corporate farms — has led to an explosion in the use of the word “local” in food marketing. It’s the latest big thing after the surge in food marketed as “organic,” another subject of continuing labeling controversy.