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October 10th, 2016

Dine at Gertrude’s to Support MDFMA on November 10

by Amy Crone

Save the Date for November 10, 2016! We are happy to be partnering with Gertrude’s through their “Community Thursday Nights” program in which they help raise money for non-profit community organizations. Gertrude’s will donate up to 20% of sales on November 10 to the Maryland Farmers Market Association.

The donation will be based on the number of guests who dine in the restaurant that night – so please help us get the word out!

Here are the details:

  • Date: Thursday November 10, 2016
  • Location: Gertrude’s Restaurant, 10 Art Museum Drive, Baltimore MD 21218 (map)
  • Time: anytime you feel like having dinner!
  • Reservations: can be made through the restaurant site (here) or on OpenTable (here)

We look forward to seeing you there to thank you for coming out to support our programs while enjoying a delicious, locally sourced meal.

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.