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Agricultural Preservation

Howard County’s Agri­cul­tural Preser­va­tion pro­gram pre­serves over 21,000 acres on 256 properties.

The Howard County Agri­cul­tural Inno­va­tion Grant made its first award of $15,000 in 2012 in col­lab­o­ra­tion with the Agri­cul­tural Mar­ket­ing Pro­gram of the county Eco­nomic Devel­op­ment Authority

Green Tip

Buy local.It’s fresher: Produce shipped from outside the country travels up to two weeks before it arrives in grocery stores.