Agriculture

August 7, 2019 | Staff Writer

The Montgomery County Agricultural Fair Returns Friday

The countdown has begun to the Montgomery County Agricultural Fair! From Aug. 9 through Aug. 17, Gaithersburg will be full of the festive sounds and smells of good food, farm animals, games, carnival rides, shows and contests.  The fair is open from 3 p.m. to midnight Friday, Aug. 9 and then is open from 10 […]

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August 9, 2018 | Staff Writer

Montgomery County Agricultural Fair Coming Friday

The countdown has begun to the Montgomery County Agricultural Fair! From Aug. 10 through Aug. 18, Gaithersburg will be full of the festive sounds and smells of good food, farm animals, games, carnival rides, shows and contests. Make sure to come with an empty belly to have room for turkey legs, pupusas, fried mac ‘n’ […]

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June 8, 2018 | Staff Writer

Crowds Expected at Norman’s Farm Market Roadside Stands

Norman’s Farm Market vendors expect people to come in droves for their fresh watermelon, peaches, corn and other local produce, they said. Family-run since 1987, Norman’s Farm Market sells produce grown at their farm in Woodbine, MD and other farms within a 100-mile radius. “This has become a nice household Montgomery County name,” said vendor […]

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November 7, 2016 | Sonya Burke

NWS Issues Frost Advisory for Montgomery County for Tuesday Morning

UPDATED You may want to cover your plants again tonight. That’s because the National Weather Service has issued a frost advisory for Montgomery County, and it is in effect from  2 a.m. – 8 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 8. According to the advisory, temperatures will be in the upper 30s, and the cold weather may […]

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August 23, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Aug. 23, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Aug. 23, in Montgomery County: 1. It’s the first day of school for students at Our Lady of Good Counsel high school in Olney. 2. Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) teachers also return to class today. When MCPS buses roll out next Monday to pick up students, there will be […]

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March 19, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Live Eagle Cam Captivates, Eaglet Watch

Forget the Panda cam, the Eagle cam is now the talk of the town. A 24-hour live camera is focused on a Bald Eagle nest in a Tulip Poplar tree at the U.S. National Arborteum and that video feed is capturing the attention of the nation on social media, #dceaglecam. Earlier this week, one of […]

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August 18, 2015 | Cindy Peña

Something for Everyone at the MoCo Fair! (VIDEO)

Forget about the heat, what’s hot about the Montgomery County Agricultural Fair this year are new rides, food and entertainment. It’s all here and more as MyMCMedia’s Cindy Peña shows us.

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August 18, 2015 | Cindy Peña

Going Back to Our Roots at the MoCo Fair (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Agricultural Fair opened back in 1949 when Montgomery was largely rural and agricultural.  The county has become more suburban, but as Montgomery County Councilmember Roger Berliner explains, the MoCo Fair shows us how we’re still holding on to those agricultural roots .

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August 18, 2015 | Cindy Peña

Fun, Food and More at the MoCo Fair! (VIDEO)

For many fair-goers, the Montgomery County Agricultural Fair is an annual event that provides entertainment for the whole family.  There are new rides, and popular food sure to whet everyone’s appetite. We spoke to some families who make the fair a yearly tradition.

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August 17, 2015 | Cindy Peña

Montgomery County Agricultural Fair has Something for Everyone! (VIDEO)

Forget about the heat, what’s hot about the Montgomery County Agricultural Fair this year are new rides, food and entertainment.  You have until this Saturday to see a monster truck show and demolition derby at the XFinity Grandstand and other exciting shows for the whole family.  And don’t forget the animals, including a Moo-ternity Ward where […]

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