A great way to buy local and eat seasonal, local farmers' markets are a treat for all of your senses. These bountiful markets feature the season’s freshest, locally grown produce, baked goods, flowers, transplants, and organically grown produce and specialty items.
Visit the following sites to find a market near you, view harvest calendars for seasonal foods, find out which restaurants support local agriculture, and learn about community supported agriculture programs (CSAs), how to compost, eco-responsible gardening, and much more.
Howard County Maryland’s Economic Development Authority
Howard County’s Green Central Station
Maryland Department of Agriculture’s 2011 Farmers’ Market Directory
LocalHarvest - Farmers' Markets
NRDC Smarter Living: Eat Local
Agricultural Marketing Service – Farmers’ Markets
Posted May 24, 2011