In 2011, the Maryland General Assembly gave the University System of Maryland a new assignment: preserve Maryland’s family farms and help their owners address the complicated legal issues associated with agricultural estates and trusts, regulatory compliance, and other public policies comprising what is known as agriculture law.
Please take a moment to help ALEI determine which legal issues to focus on in the coming year and the best ways to present our information.
Opening a Distillery
Like any new business venture, starting a distillery requires careful planning and a major investment of resources. This guide is provides an overview of the legal processes involved in opening a distillery.
With the recent finalization of the Food Safety Modernization Act, Maryland farmers are facing new federal standards which affect produce growers and the processing of farm products. ALEI held webinars to begin helping Maryland farmers understand these new rules.