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Maryland Farm & Harvest: Episode 213
Premiere air date: Tuesday, February 3, 2015 at 7pm on MPT-HD
Program preview:

Episode Description
  • What do farmers do during the winter? Just about everything—except kick back and relax, that is! Kent County Farmer Kurt Dill takes us through a typical day, one that includes guarding his wheat crop from hungry geese.
  • Soybeans grown on a Kent County Farm make their way to Baltimore, where they're processed into a number of tofu products sold around the world. http://www.wensfoods.com/
    http://www.chesapeakefieldsfarmers.com/
  • In the final installment of our four-part series on the economics of grain farming, find out what global corporation is bringing Maryland wheat to a mall near you! http://www.auntieannes.com/
  • The Local Buy: Al Spoler's got the blues! Blue Cheese, that is. Find out how it's made and what gives it that distinct flavor. http://pabowenfarmstead.com/

Production stills from episode 213

Thingamajig
Antique Hay Fork

This object was used to pick up large amounts of loose hay from a wagon and hoist it into the loft of a barn. It dates back to the late 1800s.

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