Looking to shop local for your holiday feast ingredients? Head to one of Howard County's fantastic farms!

Maple Lawn Turkey Farm offers free range all-natural turkeys and are taking online orders for Thanksgiving turkeys through Nov 20. 

If you're in the market for something besides turkey Clark's Elioak Farm offers Clark's Never Sell The Land beef and pork products are available year round. From November through March, you can shop at the Castle Store every Saturday from 12 pm - 3 pm. 

Carroll Farm to Table is another Howard County farm selling grass fed beef, pork and chicken. They focus on raising livestock the way founding farmer and original land owner Charles Carroll did back in the late 1700's - no hormones, antibiotics or other artificial additives that change the quality and taste. Triadelphia Lakeview Farm is another place to source antibiotic free, hormone free, GMO free beef, lamb, pork and chicken. 

The Sunday Howard County Farmers Market will be open on November 20 from 9 am to 1 pm.

Let Someone Else Do The Cooking For You

Order a Thanksgiving Meal To Go from Alexandra's American Fusion by Nov 19 and enjoy a traditional feast for up to 6 people from the comfort of your home, without all the traditional cooking and clean-up. If you really don't want to dirty any of your own dishes, they're serving a Thanksgiving Day buffet from 12 - 6 pm.

Great Sage will be closed on Thanksgiving but will be offering Thanksgiving themed dinner specials from Fri, Nov 18 - Sun, Nov 27. 

Victoria Gastro Pub will be open on Thanksgiving Day and offering a special menu with all the fixings. 

Elkridge Furnace Inn is happy to have you join them for Thanksgiving Dinner or send you home with the full spread. They offer to go meals for up to 10 people, plus a whole slew of extras. If you'd rather go out, make a dinner reservation at 410.379.9336 or events@elkridgefurnaceinn.com.

Celebrate Thanksgiving at Baldwin's Station with their Thanksgiving buffet available from 11 am - 6 pm on turkey day. 

The Kings Contrivance Restaurant has seatings for their 3-course Thanksgiving dinner from 12 noon - 7:30 pm. 

Tersiguel's French Country Restaurant will be open on Thanksgiving too and is taking reservations for their prix-fixe holiday menu

Petit Louis on the Lake has Thanksgiving pies available for pre-order. Stop by or give them a call by 11/17 to reserve yours.