Guest feature: Julie Oberg is the Communications Director for the Maryland Department of Agriculture. Follow along with MDA @MdAgDept and Maryland’s Best @MdsBest. Marylanders are encouraged to join a Community Supported Agriculture farm this year to support local farmers while receiving fresh produce all summer long. Members pay an upfront
1. Location Maryland’s central location on the East Coast puts endless opportunity within reach of all Marylanders. Daytrips to Washington D.C., weekends at the beach or in the mountains…it’s all attainable when you live in Maryland. In addition, Maryland’s convenient and connected airports and rail systems make travel easy. 2.
In celebration of Maryland Craft Beer Lovers Month in February, Governor Larry Hogan will once again issue a proclamation and offer an official toast on February 3 to kick off FeBREWary. Breweries across Maryland are joining together to host special love-themed events, launch new beers, and offer unique culinary pairings.
There’s no place like home, especially when it comes to sports. That’s why it comes as no surprise that Oriole Park at Camden Yards (OPACY) has taken top honors in Stadium Journey’s best experience rankings for the third year in a row. Camden Yards – located blocks away from Babe
Visitors to Maryland spent nearly $17 billion on travel expenses in 2015, up 3.5 percent from the previous year, according to a report released by the Maryland Office of Tourism Development, an agency of the Maryland Department of Commerce. The report also found that Maryland welcomed 40.5 million visitors in
An old tradition is coming back to life thanks to a local distillery and a Navy warship. Tobacco Barn Distillery of Southern Maryland and the Historic Ships in Baltimore have teamed up to create a Maryland-made rum, complete with molasses from Baltimore’s Domino Sugar. The two 53-gallon rum barrels – weighing
Time is running out and the new year is quickly approaching! Don’t forget to make time for grocery shopping and plan out your shopping list. Here are some suggestions for incorporating Maryland ingredients into your holiday meals. Meat If farm-fresh turkey is your choice for the main course, Maryland has
There’s nothing like strolling along festively-decorated Main Street shopping districts or swinging by your favorite local shop to pick up your holiday gifts. But in today’s busy world, the convenience of online shopping makes it easy to browse and buy gifts. If you’d rather shop from the comforts of home,
MGM National Harbor opens its doors today in the National Harbor waterfront development in Prince George’s County. The project is expected to have a significant lasting economic impact on Maryland, Prince George’s County, and the Capital Region, attracting visitors from Washington, D.C., neighboring states, across the country, and around the world.
Maryland’s nonprofit arts sector had a $1.16 billion total impact on the state’s economy and supported 14,564 full-time jobs in Fiscal Year 2015 – up from $1.05 billion and 12,155 jobs in the previous year. The news comes from a new economic impact report from the Maryland State Arts Council (MSAC),