The Frederick Soil Conservation District board meeting will be July 27 at 92 Thomas Johnson Drive, Suite 230, Frederick. Meeting agenda will be posted 24 hours in advance of the meeting.
The University of Maryland's Western Maryland Research & Education Center will host a Small Ruminant & Pasture Field Day from 4 to 7 p.m. Aug. 12. Free but pre-register by Aug. 5. The center is at 18330 Keedysville Road, Keedysville. Sheep and goat research has been conducted there since 2004. This year’s research project is a pasture supplementation study with Katahdin ram lambs. A separate Katahdin Day will be held on Sept. 27. The field day is sponsored by University of Maryland Extension, Future Harvest CASA, Northeast SARE, and the Maryland Grazers Network. Contact Susan Schoenian at 301-432-2767, ext. 343 or email@example.com.
Carroll County 4-H and FFA Fair — July 31-Aug. 6, 700 Agriculture Center, Westminster. Livestock exhibits and shows, vintage grain truck race and dirt drags, live entertainment, pig racing, horse pull, more. carrollcountyfair.com.
Montgomery County Agricultural Fair — Aug. 13-21, 16 Chestnut St., Gaithersburg. General admission $15 on-site, $12 online advance, ages 11 and under free, parking at the fairgrounds $10. 4-H shows and exhibits, grandstand shows include truck and ATV drag racing, carnival midway. mcagfair.com.
Maryland State Fair — Aug. 26 through Sept. 6, Maryland State Fairgrounds, 2200 York Road, Timonium. Pre-register entries online through July 31. Games, rides, food, exhibits, entertainment. www.marylandstatefair.com.
Please follow market guidelines when visiting, including wearing of facial masks.
Boonsboro Farmers Market. Shafer Park Annex, Potomac Street, next to the police station, Boonsboro, 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesdays, through Oct. 5; extended season Oct. 12-Nov. 23, rain or shine. 301-471-9816 or Facebook.
Brunswick Main Street Farmers Market, Martins' Creek Municipal parking lot, Potomac Street at First Avenue, Brunswick. Second and last Friday of the month, 4 to 7 p.m. through Sept. 24. www.facebook.com/bmsfarmersmarket.
Carroll County Farmers Market. Carroll County Agriculture Center, 700 Agriculture Drive, Westminster. Summer market hours are 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. through Dec. 18. July 31, Fair Week. 410-848-7748 or www.carrollcountyfarmersmarket.com.
Emmitsburg Farmers Market. 302 S. Seton Ave., Emmitsburg. 3 to 6:30 p.m. Fridays, through Sept. 24. Contact Amy Naill at 301-600-6303 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Everedy Square and Shab Row Farmers Market, 113 N. East St., Frederick. 3 to 6 p.m. Thursdays through Sept. 30. A second Frederick Farmers Market location. email@example.com
Field Fresh Farmers Market. Frederick Fairgrounds, Lot A, on the Franklin Street side of the Frederick Fairgrounds. Open 9 a.m. to 1 p.m Saturdays, through Nov. 20, except Fair Week, Sept. 18-25. www.fieldfreshfarmersmarket.com.
Frederick City Market. Parking lot of the old Carmack-Jay's building, 331 N. Market St., Frederick. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sundays through Nov. 21. www.frederickcitymarket.com.
Frederick Farmers Market. 1215 W. Patrick St., Frederick. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays, through Nov. 20. Accepts Maryland Market Money. www.frederickfarmersmarket.com.
Jefferson Farmers Market, Jefferson Ruritan, 4603 Lander Road, Jefferson, 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesdays, rain or shine, through Sept. 8. 301-473-8330 or the Facebook page.
Key City Food & Farm Market, William Talley Rec Center, 121 N. Bentz St., Frederick. Food trucks and locally-sourced goods. 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Fridays, through Sept. 3.
Lake Linganore Farmers and Artisans Market, 6718 Coldstream Drive, New Market, 4 to 7 p.m. Thursdays through Aug. 12. www.lakelinganore.org.
Meritus Health Farmers Market — inside the Robinwood Professional Center Atrium, 11110 Medical Campus Road, Hagerstown. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesdays. Masks required at this indoor event. www.meritushealth.com.
Middletown Farmers Market. Parking lot of Christ Reformed Church, 12 S. Church St., Middletown. Thursdays 4 to 7 p.m. through mid-October. www.middletownmdfarmersmarket.com or 301-524-1035.
Mount Airy Main Street Farmers' Market. 3 N. Main St., behind the Historic Mount Airy Train Station, 3 N. Main St., Mount Airy. 3 to 7 p.m. Wednesdays through September. www.mountairymainstreetfarmersmarket.org.
Myersville Farmers Outdoor Market. Municipal parking lot next to Myersville Town Hall/Volunteer Fire Company at 301 Main St., Myersville. 9 a.m. to noon Saturdays through Oct. 30. 301-524-1035 or www.myersvillefarmersmarket.com.
New Market Farmers Market. Downtown on the sidewalks of Main Street, New Market, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. select Saturdays, Aug. 14 and 28, Sept. 11 and 25. firstname.lastname@example.org or www.facebook.com/newmarketfarmersmarketmd.
Smithsburg Farmers Market (new). Located at the carnival grounds behind the fire department, 22 N. Main St., Smithsburg; 4-7 p.m. last Monday of the month: July 26, Aug. 30, Sept. 27. Portion of proceeds of food truck sales will benefit the Smithsburg VFC. @smithsburgmdtownfarmersmarket on Facebook.
SOUL Street's Black Owned Farmers Market — 4 to 7 p.m. third Wednesday of the month in the summer, in front of Common Market, College Park Plaza Shopping Center, 927 W. Seventh St., Frederick. Opportunity for Black craftspeople, agriculturalists, creatives, entrepreneurs in the Frederick area.
Thurmont Main Street Farmers Market. South Center Street in the Municipal Parking Lot in front of the American Legion, 9 a.m. to noon Saturdays through Sept. 25. www.thurmontmainstreet.com or Vickie Grinder at email@example.com.
Urbana Library Farmers Market. Urbana Regional Library, 9020 Amelung St., Urbana. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sundays. Updates on Facebook.
Worman's Mill Markets & Music. Worman's Mill, 2470 Merchant Circle, Frederick. 5 to 8 p.m. Fridays through Sept. 24. 240-285-9263 or www.wormansmillvillage.com.
YMCA of Frederick County Farmers Market. 1000 N. Market St., Frederick. 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Oct. 26. www.frederickymca.org.