Shopping locally is important and beneficial to you, the environment, and the community! By purchasing produce at nearby farmers markets, you can reduce the carbon footprint used to transport the product. Furthermore, you give back to local farmers which stimulates the local economy. Not sure where to start? Check out some of these farmers markets in Waldorf to pick up some fresh produce for your next dinner.
Who Will You See at the Farmers Markets?
Not only is Shlagel Farms conveniently located in Waldorf and open for fun activities, but they also travel to a couple of local farmers markets in Waldorf. On Saturdays from 8-12, head to On the Farm at Waldorf! This farmers market occurs from May to October. Looking for more options to pick up some delicious, locally grown produce? On Wednesdays from 11-2, head to the Charles County Health Department for more fresh and friendly fun.
Zekiah Farms is a family-owned farm that has been in operation since 2000. The farm produces naturally raised meats, raw honey, and a variety of produce! Although you are able to order some of their products online, it is always fun to check out a local farmers market to support local businesses. Zekiah Farms has a stand at the Charlotte Hall Library Farmer’s Market, offering a variety of products. Be sure to look for the white box trailer and the dark green tent! Here you can find chicken, eggs, jams and jellies, salsa, pickles, local cheese, produce, and more. From early spring to late fall, be sure to text or call the family to see whether or not they will be attending the farmers market every Wednesday and Saturday.
Where Are the Farmers Markets?
Open year-round every Wednesday and Saturday, the Charlotte Hall Farmers Market hosts 50 plus vendors. You can find a variety of vendors like Zekiah Farms, as well as handcrafted furniture, antiques, puppies, and chickens! Furthermore, you can enjoy the “Restaurant” that offers delicious home-style cooking. With all that it has to offer, you won’t want to miss the Charlotte Hall Farmers Market!
By shopping locally, you know exactly where your food is coming from by helping out local farmers. There are plenty of reasons why shopping locally is beneficial, but it’s easy to say that exploring local farmers markets is a fun way to start! Check out the Southern Maryland Agricultural Development Commission’s website for more about local farms, farmers, and upcoming events.
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