Business Glade Valley 

Georgia Peach Truck Returning to Walkersville

The Georgia Peach Truck is returning to Walkersville on Wednesday, July 24, 2019, and Barrick Garden Center is hosting! The truck has a huge following and their stops draw big crowds. Carly Barrick, Public Relations Manager for Barrick Garden Center says, “We are honored that they chose our location AND the town of Walkersville to host it!” Georgia Peach Truck rolls into Barrick Garden Center with whole boxes of Rolling Freestones®, the farm-to-street freestone peaches from the authentic Peach State! Freestone peaches from Georgia are the peak season varieties to…

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Business Glade Valley Government 

County Calls for Critical Farms Program Applications

The Frederick Agricultural Land Preservation Program has opened up an application cycle for the Frederick County Critical Farms Program. The Critical Farms Program assists full-time farmers in purchasing new farmland and also works to preserve the land. Since the county program began in 1994, it has assisted 44 farmers in acquiring farms and preserved more than 5,560 acres of farmland. The program was created to help farmers compete with non-farm buyers who oftentimes have resources not available to farmers and therefore are in a more competitive position to buy farmland.…

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Business Glade Valley Government 

Executive Gardner Announces Agricultural Initiatives

County Executive Jan Gardner announced initiatives to support the longterm economic viability of agriculture in Frederick County. A survey of farmers and the agriculturebased industry will be launched today through April 11 and will be used to develop proposals and direct legislation that will best support local farmers. The results will be released and form the basis for a special Agriculture Business Viability Roundtable on Earth Day – Monday, April 22. The roundtable is open to the public and will take place at 6:30 p.m. in Winchester Hall, 12 East…

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