Our menu begins in the fields, rivers and farms of the Eastern Shore. With the fruits of the region as our guide, we strive to produce a menu that will resonate with our guests and make them feel at home. We work with like-minded growers that share our philosophy of purity and sustainability.
Cottingham Farms: Provides us with beautiful certified organic produce. They are inside Easton Market year round. They also have a seasonal CSA. Ask them how to join!
Nice Farms: Supplies us with grass fed whole milk from happy cows
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.
Out of the Fire Garden: A prolific supplier of various vegetables grown, of course, without anything sketchy.
Provident Farms: Local, organic produce. Check them out at the Easton Farmers Market
Homestead Farms: Certified organic produce. Check them out at the Easton Farmers Market
Kilby Creamery: The Kilby farmers have always searched for “good land” from North Carolina thru Pennsylvania, to Harford County and finally in 1961 to Cecil County. Although Kilbys have been dairying for over 100 years, ice cream making is a venture that began in 2005. In order to insure that the farm could pass to the next generation there was a need for additional income to support our growing families.
Cedar Run Farm: Mary and Lou Dodd raise their our own beef cattle and sell USDA inspected, naturally fed, dry aged beef to retail customers, neighbors and friends.
Chapel’s Country Creamery: Chapel’s Country Creamery is Maryland’s first producers of Raw Milk Cheese. Chapel cheese and yogurts start with fresh raw milk produced on our family’s Grade A dairy farm in Maryland. http://chapelscreamery.com/
Chesapeake Organics: Chesapeake Organics has been a certified organic farm for over 20 years. At one time it was the largest organic vegetable operation on the East Coast. Almost ten years ago, it was scaled back to 60 acres. They participate in local CSAs in addition to providing several major retail outlets with their wonderful product.
Turtle Boy Farms:
Plain Wayne Farms: Plain Wayne Farms is your local source for fresh fruits and veggies. We specialize in growing Heirloom Tomatoes, Pole Lima Beans, and specialty vegetables.
Chesapeake Apiaries: Chesapeake Soaps is a handcrafted soapmaking business and honeybee operation managed by Matt Redman in Kent County, Maryland. Matt sells handcrafted soaps and honey by the quart or pint at the Easton Farmers’ Market on Harrison St. in Talbot County, Maryland.
Pipe Dream Farm: Handcrafted goat cheese. Dairy farm with approx 75 Saanen dairy goats in Central Pennsylvania. They feed on grain mix and hay and are given time to graze on alfalfa, ivy, and grasses on the 19-acre property’s woodlands.
Heritage Homestead Chicken: Hurlock, Maryland
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 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.