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Home Local Maryland Government Announcement Originally published October 24, 2013

Reminder: Media Advisory: Comptroller to Present Proclamation to Howard County Pick-Your-Own Produce Farm



 

 Reminder:

 

Comptroller to Present Proclamation to Howard County

 

Pick-Your-Own Produce Farm

 

- Larriland Farm, Owned by the Moore Family, Celebrates 50 Years of Operation -

 

 

WHO:             Comptroller Peter Franchot

                        The Moore family

                        Local elected officials

 

WHAT:          Comptroller Franchot will present a proclamation to the Moore family, owners of a pick-your-own Larriland Farm to celebrate their 50 years as a family-operated farm. The Moores acquired the farm in 1963 and ran it as a dairy farm for several years. Later, the farm was converted from a dairy operation to grow agronomic crops. By 1973, the Moores decided to get into the fruit and vegetable market and their first acre of strawberries was harvested.

 

Today, during the various seasons, those who visit Larriland Farm can find acres of strawberries, sweet and tart cherries, black and red raspberries, blueberries, thornless blackberries, plums, nectarines, peaches and apples and vegetables including spinach, onions, potatoes, beets, tomatoes, broccoli, Swiss chard, spinach, cauliflower, cabbage and pumpkins. During the fall harvest time, visitors also can enjoy hayrides, a straw maze, the Boo Barn and apple fritters made with Mrs. Moore’s own recipe.

                         

 

WHEN           Thursday, October 24, 2013

                        11:45 a.m.

 

WHERE:       Larriland Farm

2415 Woodbine Road

Woodbine, MD 21787

           

 

 

CONTACT:  Barbara Sauers 410-260-7438 (office), 410-212-9414 (cell)