August 31st, 2015

Cultivating Community: A Fundraiser for Maryland Market Money-September 20

by Amy Crone

Join the Maryland Farmers Market Association on September 20 from 5pm-8pm at the Artifact Coffee Courtyard (1500 Union Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21211) for our second annual “Cultivating Community: A Fundraiser for Maryland Market Money“.

The evening  will feature local food, drinks, music, and celebration as we come together to support “Maryland Market Money,” a statewide program that offers low-income households additional funds to purchase fresh, healthy food at farmers markets! All funds raised will go directly to Maryland residents to spend with local farmers.

The evening will feature tastes from wonderful local food producers and purveyors who all have connections to Maryland’s farmers markets. Enjoy dishes from some of the most acclaimed local restaurants and producers, including Woodberry Kitchen, Gertrude’s, Atwater’s, Hersh’s, Alma Cocina Latina, Zia’s, Charlottetown Farms, Prigel Family Creamery, Hawks Hill Creamery, and Union Craft Brewery

A brief program will take place between 6-6:30pm.

For more information about tickets prices and to purchase tickets, please click here.

For the most up-to-date information regarding this event, you may also visit the event’s Facebook page.

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.