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MARYLAND AT A GLANCE

AGRICULTURE


 [photo, Baltimore Farmers' Market, Holliday St. and Saratoga St., Baltimore, Maryland] Maryland produce is available at farmers' markets, roadside stands, pick-your-own farms, and certain supermarkets. Harvest times are approximate as weather conditions and overpicking may affect the ripening dates and availability of fruits and vegetables.

Strawberries at Baltimore Farmers' Market, Holliday St. & Saratoga St., Baltimore, Maryland, May 2007. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.


CALENDAR OF MARYLAND HARVESTS


 [photo, Cabbage, corn, and beets, Baltimore Farmers' Market, Holliday St. and Saratoga St., Baltimore, Maryland]
Feb. 7-21 maple sap (sugar, syrup)
April 25-June 15 asparagus
May spinach
May 15-June 20 strawberries

Cabbage, corn, and beets at Baltimore Farmers' Market, Holliday St. & Saratoga St., Baltimore, Maryland, June 2008. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.


[photo, Mushrooms at Baltimore Farmers' Market, Holliday St. and Saratoga St., Baltimore, Maryland]
June 1-July 1 peas (green)
June 1-Sept. 15 cabbage
June 10-July 10 cherries (sweet)
June 10-Sept. 15 beans (snap)
June 15-July 10 raspberries (black & red)

Mushrooms at Baltimore Farmers' Market, Holliday St. & Saratoga St., Baltimore, Maryland, May 2008. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.


June 15-July 15 cherries (sour)
June 20-Aug. 1 blueberries
June 25-Aug. 30 beans (pole)
June 25-Sept. 1 squash (summer)
June 25-Sept. 15 corn (yellow & white)
July 1-Aug. 1 cucumbers (pickles)
July 1-Sept. 1 cucumbers
July 1-Sept. 30 potatoes
July 1-Oct. 30 honey
July 4-Sept. 1 beets
July 4-Sept. 15 tomatoes
July 5-Aug. 1 blackberries
July 5-Sept. 20 peaches
July 10-Sept. 15 carrots
July 10-Nov. 1 broccoli
July 15-Aug. 30 okra
July 15-Sept. 15 cantaloupes, plums
July 20-Aug. 30 peas (black-eyed)
July 20-Sept. 1 beans (lima)
July 21-Sept. 20 cider
July 25-Aug. 25 nectarines
July 25-Sept. 10 eggplant
July 25-Sept. 15 peppers
July 25-Oct. 1 watermelons

[photo, Peach trees, Catoctin (Frederick County), Maryland]
Aug. 1-Sept. 10 blackberries (thornless)
Aug. 1-Sept. 30 squash (winter)
Aug. 15-Sept. 20 grapes (table & wine)
Aug. 15-Oct. 15 pears
Aug. 15-Nov. 1 turnips
Aug. 15-Nov. 5 apples
Aug. 31-Sept. 25 raspberries (red)

Peach trees, Catoctin (Frederick County), Maryland, August 2006. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.


[photo, Pumpkins, Frederick County Fair, Frederick, Maryland]
Sept.-Oct. gourds
Sept. 5-Dec. 15 sweet potatoes
Sept. 10-Nov. 30 pumpkins
Oct.-Nov. corn (ornamental)
December Christmas trees

Pumpkins, Catoctin (Frederick County), Maryland, October 2006. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.


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