Tag Archives: Farms

Summerseat Farm

26655 Three Notch Road, Mechanicsville, MD 20659
Phone: 301-373-6607  •  www.summerseat.org

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With a history dating back to the late 17th century, Summerseat is a 120-acre working farm with a Queen-Anne style house, outbuildings including meat and dairy houses, barns and gardens.  Summerseat breeds the only publicly accessible herd of American Buffalo in the region.  The farm has other animals, a vineyard and trails including a Bluebird trail.  Tables and a gazebo are available for picnickers. Check the website for special programs, events, and facilities rental information.

Slack Winery

Woodlawn Farm
16040 Wynne Road, Ridge, MD 20680
Phone 301-872-5175  •  http://www.slackwine.com

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Slack Wines include fine white, rose and blush wines from grapes that grow well on 20 acres of Maryland vineyards planted at Woodlawn Farm and Jubilee Farm.  Slack Winery specializes in wines designed to pair with Maryland seafood.  Woodlawn Farm is a picturesque historic property at the tip of the St. Mary’s Peninsula.  Please call ahead for current hours of operation.

Bowles Farms Corn Maze

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.

Moore or Less Farm

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.

Forrest Hall Farm and Orchards

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.

Allen’s Heirloom Homestead

18988 Point Lookout Road, Park Hall, MD 20653
Phone: 301-862-3421  •  http://www.corncribstudio.com/

Organic practice, sustainable homestead, with rare Jersey Buff turkeys, heritage chickens, and two flocks of sheep.  Spring events include seeing baby turkeys, baby chicks, and extensive gardens.  Two greenhouses of heirloom vegetable seedlings (40 varieties of salad greens, 12 varieties of heirloom tomatoes, etc!!) and gourmet on-farm salad blends for sale, in season.  Unusual plants such as homegrown tea, organic colored cotton and pomegranates.

Open by appointment only.  Call ahead for appointments and tours.