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Baltimore’s two newest farmers markets benefit from growing ‘local food’ movement (access required)

Customers buy fresh produce from One Straw Farm tent at the Pratt Street Farmers Market. (Maximilian Franz/The Daily Record)

Men with briefcases browsed the kale. Women wearing power suits and heels squeeze-tested the fruit. Corporate tycoons mingled with hardcore foodies in a lunchtime crowd that snaked its way through about 10 food and drink vendors who showed up for the debut of the Pratt Street Farmers Market on Thursday.

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New model: Grow local, sell global (access required)

Imagine entering your neighborhood grocery store and heading over to the apples. Of the half-dozen varieties on display, imagine that four are grown in orchards you’re familiar with or by people whose names you recognize. And as you push your cart through the aisles, you find products manufactured in Maryland on every shelf.

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Frederick Farmers Market voted Maryland’s 3rd favorite

FREDERICK — The West Frederick Farmers Market was recently voted third favorite market in the state and 15th in the nation in the American Farmland Trust’s America’s Favorite Farmers Markets contest for 2011. The market, held Saturday on Baughman’s Lane ...

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Getaways: Under the JFX (access required)

It isn’t really feeling like spring yet. That’s unfortunate. Nonetheless, Baltimore’s spring-like events are moving forward, rain or shine. The Baltimore Farmers’ Market & Bazaar is opening a month earlier this year, on Sunday. The day starts bright and early at ...

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Maryland entrepreneur runs indoor, year-round farmers market

BRUNSWICK — Beth Johnson was instrumental in opening Urbana Library Farmers Market, which recently completed a successful first year in a new location. Johnson is taking her entrepreneurial skills one step further. She recently opened A Better Choice Bakery and ...

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