OWINGS MILLS — Maryland Public Tv’s (MPT) Maryland Farm & Harvest will characteristic farms and areas in Garrett, Harford, Prince George’s, and Queen Anne’s counties throughout an episode celebrating the “better of” eight seasons of the favored unique collection. The ultimate episode of the season airs at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 9.
Maryland Farm & Harvest has been taking viewers on journeys throughout the state since 2013, telling lots of of tales concerning the farms, folks, and know-how required to maintain and develop agriculture in Maryland, the state’s primary business business.
Practically 10 million viewers have tuned in to Maryland Farm & Harvest since its debut. The collection has taken MPT viewers to greater than 350 farms, fisheries, and different agriculture-related areas throughout its first eight seasons, masking each Maryland county, in addition to Baltimore Metropolis and Washington, D.C.
Maryland Farm & Harvest’s March 9 episode options these 4 segments from previous seasons of the collection:
Breeding Bees (Prince George’s County). On this season six phase, Maryland Farm & Harvest viewers discovered that Maggie Mills of Hope Honey Farm in Hyattsville isn’t an abnormal beekeeper. She raises bees and bottles honey, however her specialty is breeding bees, particularly a course of referred to as grafting queens. By using macrophotography, this phase delivers a singular up-close take a look at how a queen bee ascends to the throne, whereas explaining to viewers why as much as one-third of the meals we eat depends on wholesome bee colonies. This story initially aired on November 13, 2018 and earned an Emmy® Award from the Nationwide Capital Chesapeake Bay Chapter of the Nationwide Academy of Tv Arts & Sciences.
Soy to Soy Oil (Queen Anne’s County). Maryland Farm & Harvest visited Coleraine Farm in Queen Anne throughout season 4. Sequence viewers meet farmer Sonny Eaton, get a take a look at his 3,000 acre farm’s soybean harvest, and journey to the Perdue Agribusiness Oil Refinery in Salisbury to see how the beans are reworked into edible soy oil. This story initially aired on January 17, 2017.
Farm Photographer (Harford County). Throughout season three, Maryland Farm & Harvest profiled Edwin Remsberg, a Fallston-based photographer who shares photographs of farms and the work of farmers in Maryland and throughout the nation. Whereas farms can typically look image good, Edwin is the one that many farmers name on to seize that magnificence. However images isn’t his solely expertise – Edwin nonetheless finds time to boost sheep on his 20-acre Harford County farm. This story initially aired on January 19, 2016.
The Native Purchase: Mushrooms (Garrett County) — Throughout this season 4 phase of The Native Purchase, host Al Spoler visits Spine Meals Farm in Oakland. Al meets Max and Katharine Dubansky and learns about their use of draft horses instead of mechanical tractors on their Oakland farm. On this case neither one are wanted, as Max exhibits what it takes to develop mushrooms on logs and bails of straw. Al then will get a style of mushrooms in a cream cheese unfold. The recipe might be obtainable at mpt.org/farm. This story initially aired on January 31, 2017.
The March 9 episode additionally features a photograph montage that includes the Maryland Farm & Harvest employees’s favourite behind-the-scenes moments throughout eight seasons engaged on the present.