Archive for July, 2016

Panel Discussion: Navigating the Local Food Marketplace

Panel Discussion: Navigating the Local Food Marketplace

By Sarah Everhart and Mayhah Suri The Agriculture Law Education Initiative (ALEI), in conjunction with the Maryland Farm Bureau, hosted “Navigating the ‘Local Food’ Marketplace” in July. Scheduled in conjunction with the Maryland Department of Agriculture’s (MDA) Buy Local challenge week, the event was designed to help connect local food buyers with local producers in an effort to create more opportunities for local sellers beyond farmers’ markets and community-supported agriculture ventures

Potomac View Farms LLC,Millard WesleyShafer
4019 Burkittsville Rd

ALEI Joins Dairy Risk Management Workshops

By Paul Goeringer With the Maryland dairy economy struggling and previous nutrient management exemptions expiring the first of July, three dairy risk management workshops were held across Maryland. The workshops, held by Maryland Department of Agriculture and the Maryland Crop Insurance Education Program, covered financial risk management information, an update on the manure management requirements starting this winter, and a farm succession planning discussion. The workshops were held July 11 in Elkton, MD, July 12 in […]

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