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November 26th, 2015

Celebrate Thanksgiving

by Amy Crone

Thanksgiving is a holiday of feasts, and we are thankful for the farmers who grow the food that will grace our tables this November. We hope that you and yours have a restful nourishing holiday.

There were record sales at our partner farmers market last weekend, so we are grateful that many of you made the choice to buy local and celebrate the bounty of the Chesapeake Region.

Thank you for supporting our work, and as we collectively pause before the frenetic holiday season MDFMA is appreciative of those that have helped us arrive where we are today and look forward to new partnerships for tomorrow.

Happy Holidays!

About the Author Amy Crone Amy Crone

Amy’s passion for food starting in her aunt & uncle’s garden, a lovely log cabin by a NH lake where she first learned to preserve and pickle. She has always wanted to help people, and completed her degrees in international development in hopes of combining this interest with her love of travel. After working in the field of international development, then in federal government, then in a think tank, and then in state government, Amy decided that she wanted to explore explore her entrepreneurial interests. These included: starting a nonprofit (MDFMA), developing a national technology solution to provide farmers market and farmers access to accepting SNAP, building several websites, and becoming a Board member in local organizations. She is happy to be able to follow her passion of improving local food systems and the health of all Marylanders by getting them to buy more fresh local food at Maryland farmers markets. Amy’s other main interests are her husband & 2 children, Crossfitting, and traveling to any location that has interesting and delicious ~preferably local~ food.