Yesterday afternoon I had the opportunity to attend Governor and First Lady O’Malley’s Buy Local Cookout at their residence Maryland’s Government House.  This event officially kicked-off Maryland’s “Buy Local Challenge” week, which encourages Marylanders to incorporate at least one locally-grown, produced or harvested product into their meals each day.  The best part of the cookout was [...]


Was checking in on the school garden last night while my son was attending summer book club and was so happy to see all the life, bees and  butterflies busy.  I think this is a  Black Swallowtail stopping on the marigolds the Daisy troop planted in containers.  Walking around the path I was surrounded by fragrances [...]


Enjoy my new article in Washington Parent Magazine about families DC, MD and VA eating fresh and local.  Below are some additional tips for families. Create Traditions  Plan seasonal family outings to explore new local food sources in the Chesapeake Region, local farms, dairies, orchards.  Call ahead to confirm hours and availability. See www.marylandsbest.net  or  www.localharvest.org [...]


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