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SMADC Programs

Meat Processing Facility

Currently in the planning stages, this facility will be a centralized, multi-purpose center that would handle food processing and distribution, new farmer incubation, meat and seafood processing, warehouse space and more. [read more]

Buy Local Challenge

Buy Local Challenge and
Buy Local Week

The annual Buy Local Challenge is a state-wide campaign designed to encourage consumers to try fresh, nutritious farm food at the peak of produce season in hopes they will commit to buying local year-round. [read more]

Cornelia and the Farm Band

Cornelia and the Farm Band

Cornelia and the Farm Band teach children about the diversity and importance of farms to the economy, to our nation's health and safety and to an active, healthy lifestyle. Cornelia classroom materials are available, as well as life-size characters who visit schools, clubs, ets. [read more]

Maryland Farmlink

Maryland FarmLINK

This on-line community for farmers strives to keep Maryland farmland in agricultural usage via a customized property exchange function. It also features extensive resources for ag professionals, a discussion forum and a "person to person" feature to connect farmers and future farmers with mentors, apprentices, etc. [read more]

Southern Maryland Meats

So. Maryland Meats

SMM is the newest addtion to the So. Maryland, So Good brand. Farmers who are part of the SMM brand agree to unified standards of raising and finishing meats and share in a regional marketing campaign. [read more]

Southern Maryland Trails

So. Maryland, So Good

SMSG, (Southern Maryland's "Buy Local" Program), educates consumers on how, why and where to buy local farm products, provides extensive resources to farmers to promote their individual enterprises and generally raises awareness of the urgency of retaining farmland and natural areas in Southern Maryland. [read more]

Southern Maryland Trails

Southern Maryland Trails: Earth, Art, Imagination

This travel guidebook and online directory celebrate everything handmade, homegrown and locally harvested, including the region's agritourism, art galleries and studios, wineries, lodgings, restaurants that serve locally grown food and natural areas and parks that highlight the region's heritage and beauty. [read more]

Southern Maryland Historic Horse Trail

This brochure and website, created in conjunction with Maryland's Horse Industry Board, highlight the part horses played in So. Maryland's heritage and features historic as well as modern horse farms and equine-related destinations. [read more]


See an overview of SMADC's past programs, projects and partnerships here.