Ned Atwater, Baltimore, MD Organic, whole grain breads and baked goods. When Atwaters began in 1999 the bakery made only one kind of sourdough wheat bread. Their bread line now features different varieties of naturally leavened and yeasted breads and even a gluten free loaf! While the breads themselves have changed over the years, our mission and methods have not.The bread crew works long hours throughout the night to ensure that they bring fresh bread to their customers. Breads are scaled and mixed daily before being shaped by hand and baked in our hearth ovens. The majority of the breads are vegan. Website
Robert and Patty Audia, Western Howard County, MD Audia’s Farm & Nursery began as an offshoot of Robert’s parents’ Audia’s Farm, members of the Takoma Park Farmers Market for over 32 years in total. Now the farm, in Hampstead (Carroll County) MD is a collaboration of Robert and Patty and offers nursery perennials, shrubs and small trees, annuals, field grown pesticide free vegetables on two acres (potatoes, heirloom tomatoes, cherry tomatoes, beans, peas, sweet peppers, summer squash), homemade jam, and baked goods (Nov – April) inspired by local ingredients utilizing Patty’s culinary skills from her previous career (apple cider donuts, fruit pies).
David Hochheimer and Emily Zaas, Carroll County, MD Black Rock Orchard is a family-owned orchard located in Lineboro, Maryland on the Mason-Dixon Line. With 92 acres of land, David Hochheimer and Emily Zaas grow 77 varieties of apples, peaches, pears, nectarines, plums, apricots, blueberries, gooseberries and more. To extend the growing season, Black Rock Orchard has 3 greenhouses to grow heirloom tomatoes in the spring and fall. This spring, heirloom varieties include Carbon, Mortgage Lifter, Purple Zebra, Amy Apricot, Black Cherry and more. The greenhouses have the added value of extending the work of the farm into the colder months. Website
J.C. Ackerman, Castleton, VA Blue Ridge Botanicals offers over 200 varieties of herbs, plus native plants, perennials, shrubs, flowering vines, specialty annuals, fragrant plants, and cactus & succulents.
Jack & Becky Gurley, Sparks, MD Certified organic vegetables, fruit and herbs raised on a 7 acre farm in Baltimore County, Maryland. We utilize extensive crop rotations, minimize off farm inputs and rely almost totally on natural systems to produce safe, healthy food in an environmentally sound way thus ensuring the viability and future of our family farm. Website
Jeff Boogaard, Loudoun County, Virginia Before growing hemp, for nearly a decade Jeff ran a livestock farm raising exotic animals. After Virginia adopted the 2018 Farm Bill which legalized hemp with a THC level of less than 0.3%, the farm transitioned to growing hemp. Cannabreeze CBD Hemp grows premium grade CBD and CBG hemp using pesticide and chemical free organic practices.
Ariel Herrod, Clear Spring, MD Milk, chocolate milk, butter and probiotic yogurt from a solar powered, GMO free, solar powered, all natural grass – fed dairy farm. The animals are treated with care and are able to live a natural life, on pasture and in fresh air. Cows are fed in a grazing system and are never given hormones. Every acre of the farm is planted in grasses. Website
Delores, Don and Johnathan Magnani, Lexington Park, St. Mary’s County, MD A small family farm operating for over 30 years. Crops are grown by use of organic products. Asparagus, lettuce, bok choy, collards, onions, specialty beans, sweet potatoes, Yukon gold potatoes. herbs, tomatoes, honey, strawberries, blueberries and more!
Molly Kroiz, Lovettsville, Virginia Handmade artisanal cheeses using milk from Alpine dairy goats. website
Cindy Yingling, Glen Rock, PA An extensive variety of vegetables including greens, romanesco broccoli, cheddar cauliflower, snapbeans, tomatoes, onions, sweet corn, melons, potatoes and more. We also offer popcorn and handmade jams.
Matt Lydon, Berryville, VA Grassfed Griddle partners with small local businesses to bring hot breakfast and lunch to the market each Sunday using Smith Meadows meat, Keswick Creamery cheese, Number 1 Sons pickles and more. They offer food that is familiar and unpretentious, but elevated by top quality ingredients, professional execution, and lots of TLC. In addition to cooking up some serious ooey gooey goodness, Grassfed Griddle is committed to supporting local, sustainable, ethical family farming within our community. Website
Timothy Edelen, Faulkner, Charles County, MD A small family farm offering greens, beets, cauliflower, broccoli, herbs, squash, melons, strawberries and more. website