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Agriculture is Big Business in Montgomery County (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Montgomery County’s Agricultural Services Division Manager Jeremy Criss says Montgomery County’s Agricultural Reserve is big business. Take a look:

Criss recently attended a networking event designed to bring farmers together with local chefs. According to Criss, at last count there were over 540 farmers in Montgomery County and the county has more Farmers Markets than any county in the state.

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Universities at Shady Grove Strives to Build Collaborations (VIDEO)

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In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Stewart Edelstein, executive director of the Universities at Shady Grove (USG) talks about the importance of collaboration. USG recently hosted a networking event of county farmers and chefs. The purpose of the event was to identify business opportunities and challenges to local farmers, restaurants and students in the hospitality program […]

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Local Produce is a Staple on the Menu at Clyde's (VIDEO)

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In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Chef Jeff Eng of Clyde’s Tower Oaks Lodge in Rockville, shares some of his company’s history and philosophy when it comes to serving local fruits and vegetables. Chef Eng recently attended a summit with farmers at the Universities at Shady Grove. Related:

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Chef and Farmers' Summit at Universities at Shady Grove (VIDEO)

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Montgomery County farmers and chefs recently connected at a networking event at the Universities at Shady Grove. They talked about business opportunities and challenges and then prepared lunch alongside each other. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports. Organizers said they plan to hold more summits like this one in the future.   Related:

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Clyde's Chef Says Local Produce Is Key Ingredient in his Recipes (VIDEO)

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In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Executive Chef Jeff Eng of Clyde’s Tower Oaks Lodge says local produce is a key ingredient in his recipes and on the restaurant’s menu. Eng was one of several chefs who attended a recent networking event with local farmers at the Universities at Shady Grove. Related:

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Agriculture is Big Business in Montgomery County (VIDEO)

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In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Montgomery County’s Agricultural Services Division Manager Jeremy Criss says Montgomery County’s Agricultural Reserve is big business. Take a look: Criss recently attended a networking event designed to bring farmers together with local chefs. According to Criss, at last count there were over 540 farmers in Montgomery County and the county has […]

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Restaurant Business Described as "Competitive" in Montgomery County (VIDEO)

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In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Ype von Hengst, executive chef and co-founder of the Silver Diner says the restaurant business is very competitive in Montgomery County. He also noted there is a big emphasis now on local products and produce. Take a look: The Silver Diner is celebrating its 26th year in Montgomery County. Ype […]

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Chef and Farmers Summit Set for Feb. 24

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The University of Maryland Eastern Shore, the Montgomery County Food Council, and Montgomery County’s Department of Economic Development will host a networking and educational event, for chefs and local farmers, entitled the “Chef & Farmer’s Summit” on Feb. 24 at the Universities at Shady Grove. The goal of the summit is to build relationships between […]

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