Cottingham Farms: Provides us with beautiful, organic, local produce
Gingersnap Farms: Beautiful local produce
Nice Farms: Supplies us with grass fed whole milk
Rise Up Coffee: Organic fair Trade Coffee. Check out their new roastery on Dover Street. The have a kiosk in St. Michaels and have a presence at the Easton Farmers Market on Saturday morning.
Otwell Farms: Supplier of local, organic eggs laid by happy, free roaming hens!
Out of the Fire Garden: A prolific supplier of various vegetables grown, of course, without anything sketchy.
Otwell Farms (Black Angus) and Wright's Mill Farm (Red Angus)sporadically supply us with an entire cow. These cows are pasture raised and very happy to freely roam on open spaces.
Susan Dabney: My neighbor who drops organic produce from her garden and greenhouses off on my doorstep!
Peter Stifel: Another neighbor who has honey bees on his property. He has been known to drop off a half gallon of honey on my doorstep. He also provides the planks we use to roast fish in the Woodstone oven.
Provident Farms: Local, organic produce. Check them out at the Easton Farmers Market
Homestead Farms: Local, organic produce. Check them out at the Easton Farmers Market
Boyles Bee Farm: Local honey made by, you guessed it, happy, busy bees!
Out of the Fire is a proud member of Slow Food wUSA®
For those of you who enjoy reading about food as much as eating it treat yourself to a subscription of The Art of Eating.
We are so fortunate to have these guys right in our backyard. Order live organic shrimp www.marvesta.com
We frequently consult Monterey Bay Seafood Watch, a website that posts those fish that are either endangered or pose a health risk, to make fish purchasing decisions.
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The following are a list of organizations whose environmental awareness and education are definitely worthy of further exploration and should be commended for their committment and dedication to being of service to our planet
Pickering Creek Audubon Center is located on 11450 Audubon Lane in Easton, Maryland. It is a sanctuary of Chesapeake Audubon Society with over 400 acres of forests, fields, and shoreline
The Isaak Walton League is dedicated to protecting our nation's soil, air, woods, waters and wildlife.
The Horn Point Laboratory (HPL) is an environmental research facility of the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (UMCES) the principal institution for advanced environmental research and graduate studies within the University System of Maryland. The other UMCES laboratories are the Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, in Southern Maryland, and the Appalachian Laboratory, in the mountains of Western Maryland.
Adkins Arboretum is a 400-acre native garden and preserve on Maryland’s Eastern Shore dedicated to promoting the appreciation and conservation of the region’s native plants. Four miles of paths along streams, through meadows and native plant gardens and under the shade of a rich bottomland forest attract nature lovers, gardeners, students and birders.
The Arboretum offers programs year-round in ecology, horticulture, and natural history for all ages. The site features over 600 species of native shrubs, trees, wildflowers and grasses. Explore the website to plan your visit.