Farmers

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Audia’s Farm and Nursery

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).

Black Rock Orchard

Black Rock Orchard

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

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Blue Ridge Botanicals

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.

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Calvert’s Gift Farm

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

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Cannabreeze Organic Hemp Farm

Jeff Boogaard, Loudoun County, Virginia Before growing hemp, for nearly a decade Jeff ran a livestock farm raising exotic animals.  They were best known for having the largest herd of Asian water buffalo in Virginia, as well as rabbit, poultry and pig.  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.

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Flower of the Forest Farm

Delores and Don Magnani, Lexington Park, St. Mary’s County, MD Asparagus, lettuce, onions, specialty beans, sweet potatoes, Yukon gold potatoes. herbs, tomatoes, melons, bramble fruit, cauliflower.

 

 

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Glenville Hollow Farm

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.

 

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Homestead Farm

Joseph & Lana Edelen, Faulkner, Charles County, MD Brambles, melons, strawberries and a wide variety of vegetables. Cut flowers in spring.

 

Keswick Creamery

Mark & Melanie Dietrich Cochran, Newburg, PA  Cheddar, Wallaby, Dragon’s Breath, Feta, Italian Herb Feta, Feta de Provence, Tomato & Basil Feta and seasonally Carrock and Calverly and more. Website