February Field Notes

February Field Notes

Maryland’s Best Expo   One of Chesapeake Harvest’s goals is to match its suppliers of fresh, local Maryland products to new customers, both retail and wholesale. On January 23, CH staffers Elizabeth Beggins and Natalie Slater attended the 2019 Maryland’s Best...
December Field Notes

December Field Notes

Focusing on local: (l-r) Chelsea Coombs, sous chef and Susan Joy, chef and owner of Blue Heron Catering in Easton, MD.   The Chef’s Perspective   By Bri Farrell – Chesapeake Harvest Regional Sales Manager   Those of us who catch the cooking bug are relentless. We lie...
November Field Notes

November Field Notes

Night Kitchen Coffee & Spice Company’s Taylor Hale and Leslie Grove create small batch, locally roasted coffees and spice blends.   Coffee Talk:  A scientist describes his approach to roasting Taylor Hale likes to know how things work. “I’ve always been...
Buy Local Cookout

Buy Local Cookout

ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Larry Hogan and First Lady Yumi Hogan hosted the 11th Annual Buy Local Cookout at Government House on July 19. This event officially recognized “Maryland Buy Local Week,” which encourages Marylanders to incorporate at least one locally grown,...
August 2018 Field Notes

August 2018 Field Notes

    Blackberries in the Bottle    Blackberry rum hadn’t been on her radar, says Jaime Windon, owner of Lyon Distilling in St. Michaels. But when Elizabeth Beggins, production manager at Chesapeake Harvest, called last summer to offer a couple of flats of the juicy...