Howard County is known for their farms and farm to table restaurants. From visiting The Enchanted Forest in Clark's Elioak Farm to having dinner at Elkridge Furnace Inn, there's no wrong way to celebrate farming in HoCo!
Farms & Farmers Markets
Shopping at local farms and farmers markets is a great way to support local farmers and artisans. Fresh local produce, handmade jewelry and accessories, baked goods, cheese, pet products, and spirits are just a few of the many wonderful things offered at farmers markets in Howard County.
Breezy Hill Alpaca Farm breeds and raises prize-winning alpacas. Clark’s Elioak Farm is a family farm and the home of the attractions from The Enchanted Forest theme park. You’ll also find a petting farm, hayrides, pony rides, and gem mining! Larriland is a pick-your-own destination, perfect for the whole family. Experience a hands-on educational farm tour at Sharp’s at Waterford Farm. Sharp’s has critter catching events throughout the summer, highlighting the wildlife at Cattail Creek. Mary’s Land Farm, potentially the largest permaculture set up on the east coast, has walk-in tours every Saturday. Special field trips and tours are available by reservation. Heron's Meadow Farm is Maryland's first tea farm. It is home to BLTeas, LLC, and MudPi Studios.
Larriland Farm, Gorman Farm, Clark’s Elioak Farm, Breezy Hill Alpaca Farm, and Heron’s Meadow Farm all have farm stands or country markets offering a wide variety of produce, crafts, and more!