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Two Queens, The Governor, and Soft-Shelled Crabs: The 2016 Governor’s Maryland Buy-Local Cookout

Once again, the 2016 Governor’s Cookout was the place to be for the finest interpretations of our amazing local ingredients.  Even the July evening was temperate for the time of year. There were opportunities to schmooze with interesting characters and … Continue reading

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New Management, Same Dedication To Local Food: The 2015 Governor’s Buy-Local Cookout

Last year’s Governor’s Buy-Local Cookout belied fears that the change of parties might affect that office’s dedication to Maryland food producers.  The event on the governor’s mansion lawn showed just as much consideration for the promotion of local products as … Continue reading

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The 2014 Governor’s Buy Local Cookout: Silver and the Watermelon Queens

Silver Queen. How evocative is that phrase? For your faithful correspondent, it conjures the corner farm market, whose produce came from the fields down the road. Every day at 6 p.m. in corn season (stretched out by serial plantings), a … Continue reading

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The Governor’s Cookout Redux

Once again, in honor of Buy Local Challenge Week, Gov. O’Malley held a party on his lawn for folks involved in local food production and the press.  As in years before, tents were erected and tables under them were populated … Continue reading

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