Maryland Farm & Harvest: Episode 209
Premiere air date: Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at 7pm on MPT-HD
- What does it take to represent Maryland’s largest industry? For Miss Maryland Agriculture, it takes poise, intelligence and a lot of energy!
- Some of Maryland’s newest farmers don’t work on the land-they work on the water. Oyster Aquaculture is a growing industry in Maryland, and Ricky Fitzhugh and Johnny Shockley of Hooper’s Island Aquaculture are on the forefront. They grow tens of thousands of oysters in the Chesapeake Bay-they’re good for the water and for oyster-lovers! https://www.hioac.com/home
- Worcester county chicken farmer Mihn Vihn and Wicomico county chicken farmer Tim Nguyen are just part of the Eastern Shore’s growing Vietnamese population. Both love what they do-and Mihn, especially, loves helping new farmers understand what it takes to be a top-notch poultry grower in the US.
- The Local Buy: Al Spoler picks strawberry and Rhubarb before sampling some delicious Strawberry Rhubarb Cottage Pudding with the Johnson family of Walnut Springs Farm in Elkton. http://strawberryfarm.com/