Harford County: Rooted in Agriculture

18 February 2021

“Rooted in Agriculture” Free Virtual Event for Everyone Who Eats

“Harford County: Rooted in Agriculture,” a free virtual event, will be presented on Saturday, March 20 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Join special co-hosts Steve Rouse, radio personality and local farmer, and Sarah Simpson, Maryland Public Television producer and Harford County native, for an event livestreamed from The Grove, Harford County’s agricultural center. Broadcasting on YouTube and Facebook, the program will include a Native American blessing for Harford County, a cooking demonstration by a local chef, discussions on hydroponics and community gardening trends, and your questions answered by farmers and food professionals. This program is for anyone who eats, and families are encouraged to participate.

Importantly, Harford County is the birthplace of the modern sustainable agriculture movement in the United States. Join this free, virtual event and find out more about the county's amazing food system. In addition, our companion webpage https://www.harfordcountymd.gov/3049/Rooted-in-Agriculture-Virtual-Event links to Ag-Venture activities for children and families to enjoy. 

Register at https://www.harfordcountymd.gov/3049/Rooted-in-Agriculture-Virtual-Event and be automatically entered for prize giveaways from local farmers, breweries, and restaurants.

Harford Community College, Harford County Government, Harford County Farm Bureau, and the Harford Soil Conservation District are major sponsors of the event.

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Barn at Andy’s Eggs and Poultry at Tower Hill Farm in Fallston extols the virtues of Buying Local to support Harford County farmers. Photo Credit: Sharon Stowers, Harford Community College

Learn more

Register at https://www.harfordcountymd.gov/3049/Rooted-in-Agriculture-Virtual-Event, or to find out more, email Sharon Stowers  |  sstowers@harford.edu 


Nancy Dysard

  • Director for Communications
  • 443.412.2408
  • ndysard@harford.edu

Sheila Terry

  • Assistant Director for Public Relations
  • 443.412.2422
  • sterry@harford.edu