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Grow Maryland Summit: The Future of Value-Added Agriculture


The Rural Maryland Council and Grow Maryland are partnering to host the Grow Maryland 2016 Summit: The Future of Value-Added Agriculture on Thursday, December 1st!

Grow Maryland is a new non-profit organization being formed that will support and promote Maryland value-added agricultural producers, agritourism operations and small food businesses.

Scheduled for Thursday, December 1, 2016 at the Chesapeake Bay Beach Club on Kent Island, Grow Maryland’s Value-Added Agriculture Summit will bring together an estimated 150+ attendees for this first year event. Attendees are anticipated to include value-added agriculture producers and small food businesses, state and county agency representatives (Planning & Zoning, Fire & Life Safety, Health, County Economic Development Offices, Tourism, Commerce, Environment, Natural Resources, and Agriculture), state and county elected officials, food, aquaculture/seafood and agriculture organizations, media and bloggers, and food policy organizations.

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Presentations from the 2015 Rural Summit: