ANNAPOLIS, Md. (WJZ) — On Thanksgiving Day, Gov. Larry Hogan released a video message lauding the work of local farmers and encouraging Marylanders to shop local.
Maryland has more than more than 160 turkey farms that sell more than 100,000 fowl each year, Hogan said.READ MORE: Maryland Has Three Confirmed Cases Of The Omicron Variant Of COVID-19, Hogan Says
And there are 7,000 acres in the state producing Thanksgiving favorites such as green beans, potatoes and pumpkins, the governor said.READ MORE: BMA To Display Elijah Cummings' Official Portrait Before It Heads To The Capitol
“This Thanksgiving, be sure to say thanks to a local farmer and consider shopping and eating local for your Thanksgiving dinner,” he said.MORE NEWS: University Of Maryland, Men's Basketball Coach Mark Turgeon Mutually Agree To Part Ways, School Says
Watch the full video below: