At Sotterley Plantation
visitors can learn about one of the few original, restored slave cabins in Maryland.
is the sole surviving Tidewater plantation in Maryland that is fully interpreted and open to the public
44300 Sotterley Lane, Hollywood, MD 20636
Phone: 301-373-2280 • www.sotterley.org
Overlooking the scenic Patuxent River, the plantation encompasses nearly 100 acres of open fields, gardens, and shoreline. Sotterley Plantation is the sole surviving Tidewater plantation in Maryland that is fully interpreted and open to the public. Construction of the now rare “earth-fast” main dwelling began in the early 1700s. The house grew over time into a rambling residence featuring fine period woodwork. Highlights include the shell alcoves in the drawing room and the hall staircase. Over 20 outbuildings are part of the site’s 300 plus year evolution including a Customs Warehouse, Smoke House, and an original Slave Cabin dating to the 1830s. The site also features a museum shop and nature trails. Accessible by water, call for information.
are known for their fun, quirky signs and roadside decorations.
SpongeBob SquarePants is only one of the characters you’ll see at Bowles Farms
You don’t have to be a kid to enjoy the Farm’s unique collection of farm animals.
22880 Budds Creek Road Clements, MD 20624
Phone: 301-475-2139 • www.bowlesfarms.com
Lose yourself in this 15-acre maze featuring three miles of twists and turns to challenge you. Petting zoo, pumpkins, hayrides. Seasonal. Check website for dates.
A selection of birdhouses made by local Mennonites
An assortment of locally grown and crafted items
28025 Point Lookout Road, Leonardtown, MD 20650
Locally grown vegetables, bedding plants and flowers. Locally and Mennonite crafted articles.
37450 Bushwood Wharf Road, Bushwood, MD 20618
Pick your own strawberries. Open early May – mid-June, when strawberries are ripe. Call for opening dates. Playground, pedal tractors, giant sandbox and picnic areas. No admission. Cost per pound of strawberries.
Local Amish and Mennonite families sell their produce at the North St. Mary’s County Farmers Market.
These fresh picked tomatoes are from local Amish farms.
Horses owned by the Amish relaxing at a hitching post at the North St. Mary’s Market
37600 New Market Turner Road, Charlotte Hall, MD 20622
Open Monday – Saturday, seasonally. Produce, flowers, and Amish baked and canned goods. Located in the parking lot of the Charlotte Hall Library.
Moore or Less Farm
has a wide selection of fresh seasonable vegetables, flowers, and plants
22467 Colton Point Road, Bushwood, MD 20618
Phone: 301-769-2210 or 301-536-0739 • http://www.mooreorlessfarm.com/
65-acre farm with a 75-year-old tobacco barn and colorful farm stand stocked with fruits, vegetables, seasonal flowers, and alpaca products made from their own alpacas. The farm is also the home of high-quality Suri alpacas as well as various cows, chickens, pigs, rabbits, and Minnie Pearl, a resident miniature donkey, which visitors can see if they make an appointment in advance. Group tours offered by advanced arrangement.
The Amish Auction in Loveville is a popular source of locally grown produce for area restaurants.
the Loveville Produce Auction is often a family affair.
Though mainly a wholesale auction, smaller lots of locally grown vegetables, fruit, and flowers are available to the general public.
40454 Bishop Road, Loveville, MD 20656
Phone: 301-475-4200 x1402
Amish-owned and operated. Wholesale auctions Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays in season. Occasional small lot auctions open to the public.
Bittersweet Fields specializes in fresh, home baked goods made with locally grown ingredients.
Home Grown Farm Market in Lexington Park, MD
Fresh cut flowers are popular at the Home Grown Farm Market.
21078 Three Notch Road, Lexington Park, MD 20653
Phone: 301-904-7837 or 240-309-4021
The Home Grown Farm Market is a producer only market aimed at providing fresh produce, flowers, plants, meats, cheeses and baked goods to the Southern Maryland community while promoting sustainable agriculture. Sustainable agriculture requires economic viability, eco-friendly production techniques that preserve water and soil resources, limited transportation of food and dependence on fossil fuels, and a strong connection between the producers and the consumers.
Forest Hall Farm features family friendly activities including its popular corn maze.
39136 Avie Lane, Mechanicsville, MD 20659
Phone: 301-884-3966 • http://www.forresthallfarm.com
The Forrest Hall Farm Store sells local Black Angus beef, fresh produce, baked goods and locally made arts and crafts. Home of the crazy corn maze. Wind your way through three miles of trails and pick up the prize that awaits you at the finish. Animals and children’s activities. Farm store. Seasonal. Check website for dates.
Charlotte Hall Farmers Market
A variety of locally harvested, seasonal food is available at the Charlotte Hall Farmers Market
Eggs at the Charlotte Hall Farmers Market don’t get any fresher than this.
29890 Three Notch Road, Charlotte Hall, MD 20622
Open year round, Wednesdays and Saturdays. Seven-acre flea market with fresh produce and Amish goods.