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amyatkendall Jul 25, 2008 07:30 AM

Are there any farm stands within a 10-15 mile radius of Baltimore City? Not a farmer's market, but more along the lines of a Baugher's in Westminster.

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    fenwick_mike Jul 26, 2008 02:49 PM

    There is also Huber's on Belair Rd and Mt Vista rd i Kingsville.

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      Hal Laurent Jul 25, 2008 10:08 AM

      I haven't been there in years (it's no longer convenient to where I live), but Harold's Fruit Market on Joppa Rd (a bit east of Loch Raven Blvd) used to have lots of local produce.

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        ko1 Jul 25, 2008 10:11 AM

        George's and Weber's are much better than Harold's now, although I do go to Harold's for Humphrey's charcoal. Great stuff.

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          gibber Jul 26, 2008 02:48 PM

          I don't think Harold's has had anything local for years... I find Weber's to be very expensive. Is George's that stand that has the great hanging baskets in the late spring? There is a small stand on Harford Rd going north right before Long Green Pike on the right, although I have not tried it. I wish there was a great stand close. The only close farmer's market to this area is in White Marsh on Thursdays, not a great day to go to a farmers market.

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            Hal Laurent Jul 26, 2008 04:04 PM

            > I don't think Harold's has had anything local for years...

            That's very sad if true (and I have no reason to doubt you).

            I worked there when I was a teenager (quite a few decades ago), and I have fond memories of when the local corn would come in in the morning, often still warm from the field.

            I remember local tomatoes and other vegetables from Huber's, and I remember the name Breidenbaugh, but no longer remember what produce we got from them. There were lots of others as well.

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              ko1 Jul 26, 2008 06:07 PM

              Yes, Hal, I used to frequent Harold's years ago and it was quite good, but no more. Gibber, that sounds like George's with the hanging flower baskets.

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          ko1 Jul 25, 2008 10:29 AM

          Harold's isn't taht great compared to George's and Weber's. They do sell Humphrey's charcoal, though, which is great stuff.

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          Hue Jul 25, 2008 10:03 AM

          You also may want to check out theDutch Market in Cockeysville next to Valley View Farms. There is also a market at Shawan and Falls Rd...

          1. sistereurope Jul 25, 2008 08:31 AM

            I'm not sure where you live, but if you're close to the west side of town there is a place in Catonsville on Frederick Rd., between Rolling and Ellicott City (on the right when you're going towards EC). I forget what it's called - they used to be next to Dimitiri's, and they just moved into a place that used to sell lawn mowers. They have lots of fresh produce and flowers - and the corn is good.
            While you're at it, you can stop by Trueth's in Oella for some fresh meat!

            1. crosby_p Jul 25, 2008 07:57 AM

              Also Webers Cider Mill Farm on Proctor Road near the Safeway on Joppa. yummy corn, maters, and baked goods plus a little store!

              http://www.webersfarm.com/

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                ko1 Jul 25, 2008 09:51 AM

                Second on George's and Weber's.

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                charmedgirl Jul 25, 2008 07:52 AM

                Not sure what you mean by farm stand, but if you mean a permanent place that sells local produce, check out George's Farm Market on Harford Rd slightly north of Taylor Ave in Baltimore County. Good produce, great people.

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                  amyatkendall Jul 25, 2008 07:53 AM

                  Yay, that's exactly what I meant. Thanks!

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