agricultural reserve

July 5, 2019 | Phil Fabrizio

MoCo Celebrates Fourth of July: Moments Caught in Photos

From the agricultural reserve to the most diverse cities in the country,  local communities, families, friends and visitors came together to celebrate the Fourth of July in Montgomery County. Enjoy the best of Montgomery County on the Fourth of July. All images copyrighted 2019 © Phil Fabrizio | PhotoLoaf for MCM

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May 1, 2019 | Sam Merrill

Montgomery Countryside Alliance Provides “Re-Leaf” to Agricultural Reserve

The Montgomery County Planning Department is partnering with the Montgomery Countryside Alliance (MCA) in the “Re-Leaf the Reserve” campaign to reforest the Montgomery County Agricultural Reserve. The campaign aims to support the county’s efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 80 percent by 2027 and 100 percent by 2035. “An acre of forest (100 trees […]

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December 1, 2016 | Staff Writer

Watch Montgomery Week In Review (VIDEO)

Don Mooers hosts the latest episode of Montgomery Week in Review. His guests include Brian Karem, Jane de Winter, Steve Simon, and Diana Conway. Topics discussed this week include the impact of the Presidential General Election in Montgomery County, a review of events affecting our public schools and what to expect next year, a preview […]

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September 27, 2016 | Staff Writer

Montgomery Parks’ 25th Annual Harvest Festival Celebrates Farming in Montgomery County (VIDEO)

Experience farm life from the 1850s to the present at the 25th annual Harvest Festival Saturday, Oct. 1 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Agricultural History Farm Park. The event includes crafts, farming demonstrations, live music and food.  The Park is located at 18400 Muncaster Road in Derwood. Admission is $15 per car for […]

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July 25, 2016 | Staff Writer

County Council Approves Zoning Amendment to Allow Food Trucks in Agricultural Reserve (VIDEO)

Food trucks are growing in popularity in urban areas, and now thanks to a new zoning text amendment approved by the County Council, those vehicles will soon be serving customers in Montgomery County’s agricultural reserve. Susan Kenedy has the story. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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July 19, 2016 | Staff Writer

Montgomery County Farm Tour Set For July 23 & 24 (VIDEO)

Montgomery County’s 27th annual Farm Tour and Harvest Sale takes place on July 23rd and 24th. More than 20 Montgomery County farms will participate on the tour on Saturday, and a dozen will also participate on Sunday. Visit the Montgomery County Farm Tour webpage for the names, locations, activities and offerings of all participating farms. Find out […]

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March 21, 2016 | Sonya Burke

The Bottom Line (VIDEO)

Susan Kenedy’s hosts the latest episode of The Bottom Line, which includes reports about an injured eagle, two Councilmembers who recently visited Cuba, and the history and future of Butler’s Orchard in Germantown. You can watch the The Bottom Line, below:

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March 15, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Council Celebrates National Agriculture Day (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Council saluted farmers and their contributions to the economy as part of its celebration of National Agricultural Day on March 15th. In 1981, Montgomery created its Agricultural Reserve—which has been called the country’s most successful farmland preservation program as it protects 93,000 acres. Watch the proclamation in this video, below:  

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December 18, 2015 | Staff Writer

Montgomery Week In Review featured on Montgomery Community Media

Watch Montgomery Week in Review (VIDEO)

Don Mooers hosts the latest episode of Montgomery Week in Review. His guests include Charlotte Davis, Ilaya Hopkins, Henry Hailstock and Brian Karem. Topics discussed this week include the state Program Open Space and the county Agricultural Reserve, the expected report from the Augustine Commission on Maryland economic development, nutrition and brain health, and the recent Sentinel […]

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September 4, 2015 | Staff Writer

Mobile Lab Touts Importance of County’s Agricultural Reserve (VIDEO)

This fall, the Mobile Agricultural Science Lab is coming to a Montgomery County school near you. Susan Kenedy reports. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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