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Consumer Resources

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Search the Amazing Grazing directory to find grass-based farms that sell meat, poultry, dairy and eggs direct to consumers or print the pdf.






brochure cover"Farmer Friend" Locavore Restaurants

We asked farmers which restaurants buy from them consistently and are committed to supporting local producers. Check out the listings online or print the pdf. If you know a restaurant that should be here, send this link to their farmer-suppliers so they can be added.

Also check out a list of online resources about sustainable agriculture and sources for sustainably grown food, as well as our online bookstore from Chelsea Green Publishing!







Meet Your Farmers

Check out our profiles of some local farmers and active members of Future Harvest CASA!

Michael Heller, Clagett Farm

Nick Maravell, Nick's Organic Farm

Jeffrey Martyn

Jeffrey Martyn, Greenbranch Organic Farm

Denzel Mitchell

Denzel Mitchell, Five Seeds Farm

Rob Moutoux

Rob Moutoux, Moutoux Orchard



Find local food and farms

Listed here are a few of the most useful links to find local food in our area… (and see more links below):

Direct Local Food

Eat Wild: Clearinghouse for Pasture-based Farming

Eat Well Guide: Wholesome Food from Healthy Animals

Home Grown Cow

List of United States Area Codes

List of United States Zip Codes

Local Harvest

Maryland Agriculture Links Page

Maryland's Best

Maryland Farm-to-Table Produce

So. Maryland, So Good Directory of Southern MD farm products

Virginia Independent Consumers and Farmers Association

Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services

Virginia Grown

West Virginia Farm to Consumer Connection



Additional Links

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Community Supported Agriculture

Backgrounder on CSA's (published by ATTRA)

Publications and Other resources about CSAs (USDA's AFSIC)

Find a CSA:

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Farmers Markets in the Chesapeake Region

Markets around MD, DC and VA 

VDACS (Click on your region in the left menu, "Farmers Markets by Region")

VA Grown

AMS's Listing of Virginia Farmers Markets

Small Farm Center's listing

West Virginia Farmers Markets

Farmers Market Coalition

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General Food & Farming Orgs and News:

Foodroutes Network (National network supporting local food initiatives)

Grow It Eat It

Know Your Farmer, Know Your Food Local Food Campaign Project of the USDA

Organic Consumers Association

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Local Food Blogs:

Slow Food Baltimore

Slow Food DC

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Visit our Chelsea Green affiliate bookstore!