Supporting farms and the future of agriculture

SMADC is the go-to resource in Southern Maryland and beyond for farmers and producers who want to increase their potential and for consumers who want to connect with local farms and food.

We are committed to expanding and promoting a viable and profitable agricultural farming community.

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A portion of every purchase will go directly towards our fundraising campaign that supports SMADC’s programs.

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SMADC is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that receives funding from the state of Maryland, but the 2020 statewide budget resulted in a 25% reduction in SMADC’s overall budget. We are making up the difference with public and private grants, fundraisers, and individual donations from people like you. Pledge your support for local farms and the future of agriculture in Southern Maryland and beyond.

Buy Local Guide Updated for 2022, Now Includes CSAs

The So. Maryland, So Good: Buy Local Guide is now available, refreshed for 2022 with new listings for area farmers markets, farm stands and stores, and community supported agriculture (CSA).

Search the interactive guide by county to locate farm markets in your area and find ‘need to know’ market details – season openings and business hours, location maps, market websites and social media links, plus information on online orders and payment options.

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