Governor Larry Hogan to Host Buy Local Cookout
Governor to Recognize Buy Local Challenge Week with Cookout Featuring Local Recipes
ANNAPOLIS, MD – Governor Larry Hogan and First Lady Yumi Hogan will host the ninth annual Governor’s Buy Local Cookout and officially recognize Maryland’s Buy Local Challenge Week, which challenges Marylanders to incorporate at least one locally grown, produced or harvested product into their meals each day. At the Governor’s cookout, 17 teams of local producers and chefs will prepare creative recipes showcasing the diversity of local products available in Maryland. First Lady Yumi Hogan and Government House chefs will prepare an entrée, salad and dessert for the cookout.
Maryland Buy Local Challenge Week is July 23-31. Buying locally preserves farmland, protects the environment, bolsters local economies, and provides wholesome, nutritious, great-tasting fresh food. For more information: http://mda.maryland.gov/Pages/Buy-Local-Cookout.aspx
WHAT: Governor and First Lady Hogan to host annual Buy Local Cookout and kick-off Maryland Buy Local Challenge Week
WHEN: Thursday, July 21, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
WHERE: Government House, 110 State Circle, Annapolis, MD
NOTE: Event is by INVITATION ONLY and RSVP is REQUIRED for all members of the media and all attendees to gain access to Government House.
SOCIAL MEDIA NOTE: We will be using #BuyLocalCookout for the event.