Maryland Farm & Harvest: Episode 212
Premiere air date: Tuesday, January 27, 2015 at 7pm on MPT-HD
Program preview:

Episode Description
  • What does it keep to keep growing green in Maryland when the temperatures turn bitter cold? Innovative Maryland farmers use greenhouses, hoop houses, high tunnels, and every combination in between.
  • Full Moon Farm specializes in teaching people of all ages how to saddle up. Joanne is the latest student to horse around on this Carroll County farm.
  • In the third of a four-part series on the economics of grain farming, "Maryland Farm and Harvest" is going on the road. Find out what a Chicago skyscraper has to do with Maryland farming—and what all of us pay for food.
  • The Local Buy: Al Spoler heads out to Western Maryland for a homemade jam with a kick.

Production stills from episode 212

Planting Plate

This week's thingamajig was used to plant seeds. Each plate is designed to sow a different sized seed.