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Maryland Farm & Harvest

As a member, your contribution makes possible MPT's mission to produce and distribute quality educational, informational, and cultural television programs that enrich the lives of the people of Maryland and the nation.

Your contribution makes a difference:

• for children.
MPT devotes 25% of its broadcast hours to non-violent, commercial-free children's programs.

• for education.
From preschool through college, MPT provides learning opportunities on-air and online.

• for our region.
MPT's productions such as State Circle, Direct Connection and Maryland Farm & Harvest focus on people, places, environment, history and issues of critical interest to our region - programs found nowhere but MPT.

Consider giving the gift of MPT Membership to a family member or friend. You’ll not only support your local public media station, but also give your friend or loved one quality programming along with all of the benefits of a MPT membership!

MPT Passport

MPT Passport is an added benefit of station membership, offering hours and hours of extended online viewing. BINGE-WATCH every episode of your PBS favorites! 

Member benefits

With a donation of $35 or more, you’ll become an MPT member and receive a year’s free subscription to the MPT Program Guide.

An MPT Sustaining Membership is the easiest way to support the programs you enjoy. It offers the convenience of automatic renewal and monthly payments, while providing MPT one of its most dependable revenue sources.  Click here to learn more about becoming an MPT Sustaining Member. 

An annual donation of $60 or more (or an ongoing sustaining donation of $5/month or more) provides access to MPT Passport, an extended library of on-demand PBS and MPT programming, along with the MPT Program Guide.

If you prefer not to donate online, simply print out a membership form to mail to MPT.

Update your membership
If you need to update your monthly payment method or adjust your monthly donation amount, use the MPT Member Portal to manage your membership account. You may also call 800-522-8915 to speak to a Member & Viewer Services team member.

Member Portal

Planned Giving

Creating a gift in your will or trust is an easy way to support MPT’s programming and communities across Maryland for generations to come. We’ve partnered with FreeWill to make it simple to create a planned gift — using their online resource, you can write a legal will in 20 minutes or less for free and include the necessary language to complete your legacy gift to MPT.

Click here to write your free will and get started.

Do you have an IRA, 401k, life insurance policy, or other account? You can use them to support our programming without paying anything right now! It’s as easy as naming MPT as a beneficiary of these assets. Use this free, online resource today to make important plans and receive step-by-step instructions to update your wishes. 

Thank You Gift Return/Refund Policy
Only unused and unopened thank you gifts can be returned within 60 days of shipment. Upon receipt of the return, Member Services will send a new/corrected thank you gift or issue a partial credit deducting basic annual membership. Please contact our Member & Viewer Services team with any questions at or 410-581-4292.

Mail List Exchange Policy
At MPT, we respect your right to privacy. To opt out of mail list exchanges with other nonprofits similar to MPT, please contact member services at 410-581-4292 or 800-522-8915.