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Richard’s Fruit Market: How a Conservation Easement Preserved a Century Farm

Eddie Richard with his daughter, Kayla Lawrence, and granddaughter, Dakota, in front of the fruit market sign.

Just outside of Middletown in Frederick County, Richard’s Fruit Market, established in 1953 by James Sr. and Mary Richard, is a favorite local spot for fresh fruit, vegetables, jams, meats, and seasonal flowers. Even more notable are their peaches and apples, which are celebrated […]

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How To Make Every Day Earth Day

April 22nd marks the international celebration of Earth Day and what better way to celebrate than identifying ways that you can make a difference all year long. Here are 5 ways that you can contribute to the worldwide effort:

Reuse/reduce your plastic.

There are small ways that you can reduce the amount of plastic waste that has become a huge problem around the world. There are many […]