MARYLAND AT A GLANCE

AGRICULTURE


 Heirloom tomatoes at Baltimore Farmers' Market, Holliday St. & 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.

Heirloom tomatoes at Baltimore Farmers' Market, Holliday St. & Saratoga St., Baltimore, Maryland, August 2013. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.


CALENDAR OF MARYLAND HARVESTS


 [photo, 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

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


[photo, Black Raspberries, 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)

Black Raspberries (Rubus occidentalis L.), Baltimore, Maryland, July 2014. Photo by Sarah A. Hanks.


 [photo, Cabbage, corn, and beets, Baltimore Farmers' Market, Holliday St. and Saratoga St., Baltimore, Maryland]
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)

Cabbage, corn, & 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]
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

Mushrooms at Baltimore Farmers' Market, Holliday St. & Saratoga St., Baltimore, Maryland, August 2013. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.


[photo, Peach trees, Catoctin (Frederick County), Maryland]
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

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


 Watermelons at Baltimore Farmers' Market, Holliday St. & Saratoga St., Baltimore, Maryland
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
Aug. 1-Sept. 10 blackberries (thornless)
Aug. 1-Sept. 30 squash (winter)

Watermelons at Baltimore Farmers' Market, Holliday St. & Saratoga St., Baltimore, Maryland, August 2013. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.


 Flower bouquets at Baltimore Farmers' Market, Holliday St. & Saratoga St., Baltimore, Maryland
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)

Flower bouquets at Baltimore Farmers' Market, Holliday St. & Saratoga St., Baltimore, Maryland, August 2013. 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 2014. Photo by Sarah A. Hanks.


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