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Green smoothie aficionados may have recently begun singing Swiss chard’s praises, but record of its health benefits date back to Aristotle, who wrote about its…

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Eat ‘em raw, grilled, sautéed, or freeze for later: no matter how you eat and prepare them, bell peppers are a must-have summer farmers market…

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Common in Creole, Southern, and Cajun dishes, this tiny-but-mighty vegetable has ventured to Maryland farmers markets. Some call okra “lady’s fingers” because of its long…

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Summer squash—in all its glorious shapes, sizes, and colors— fill the tables of Maryland farmers markets in these hot summer months. Squash is in the…

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Did you know,  in the 1700’s, when eggplants were first cultivated they were rounder and yellow or white; similar in aesthetics to an egg, hence…

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The Southern Maryland Agricultural Development Commission (SMADC) started the Buy Local Challenge 10 years ago, and they are celebrating it’s continued success! Join them for…

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We are very excited to launch our new interactive food education program, Get FEd!. We aim to use Get FEd! to enrich farmers market customers’…

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