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September 9, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

MOM’s Organic Market Coming to Silver Spring in Next Few Years

MOM’s Organic Market is expected to come to Silver Spring within the next few years. CEO Scott Nash told MyMCMedia in an email that the grocery store will probably open in two to three years, but that it’s tough to predict. A lease was signed in May for 8787 Georgia Ave., where the Maryland-National Park […]

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January 15, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Meet the 11-Year-Old Entrepreneur Helping Furloughed Federal Workers

One of North Potomac’s youngest residents, Bella Berrellez, 11, has one of Montgomery County’s biggest hearts. Bella, a fifth-grade student, is devoted to helping furloughed federal workers struggling from the government shutdown. Bella became interested in helping furloughed workers because her mother, a Food and Drug Administration employee, is furloughed. Seeing her mother not receiving a paycheck inspired […]

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June 13, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Rockville Farmers Market Opens for Growing Season (VIDEO)

The Rockville Farmers Market is open for the growing season. Rock 11 Now’s Kathy Dantzler reports there is a lot more than fruits and vegetables at this local market. Visit our PEG partner Rock 11 Now to view more of its programming.

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April 16, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Rockville’s Science Day is Set for April 24 (VIDEO)

The city of Rockville is preparing for the 27th annual Science Day at Montgomery College’s Rockville campus on April 24th. Rock 11 Now’s Kathy Dantzler has a preview. Visit our PEG partner Rock 11 Now to view more of its programming.

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March 1, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, March 1, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, March 1, in Montgomery County: 1. The city’s new signs say it all: no smoking or vaping at Rockville city parks and facilities beginning today. 2. It’s Tuesday and that means the Montgomery County Council meets today. On the agenda: Councilmember Tom Hucker is expected to introduce a […]

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February 26, 2015 | Sonya Burke

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

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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February 26, 2015 | Sonya Burke

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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 […]

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October 29, 2014 | Krista Brick

County Looks at Organic Option For Turf Fields (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Montgomery County officials kicked around a soccer ball on the Lakelands Park organic turf field Wednesday as they kicked around the idea of using organic infill in future turf field projects. The City of Gaithersburg recently opened the field off Main Street, the first organic turf field of its kind in Montgomery County. And now […]

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September 18, 2014 | Krista Brick

Fake Grass at Lakelands Park Looking for Rain

It may be an artificial field but what it needs is some rain. The organic turf field being built at Lakelands Park in Gaithersburg is nearly done, but now Gaithersburg Project Manager Sean Stevens said the synthetic grass could use a little rain. “We need rain to settle in the infill,” he said looking over […]

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August 22, 2014 | Krista Brick

County’s First Organic Turf Field Behind Schedule

The first organic turf field in Montgomery County being built at Gaithersburg’s Lakelands Park is weeks behind schedule. The field, to be installed using 100 percent organic coconut fibers, rice husk and cork infill instead of traditional black rubber, was set to be done by Aug. 15. It now looks like it won’t be ready until […]

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