Media Advisory: Governor Hogan to Honor Century Farm Families
Event Celebrates Families Farming the Same Land for Over 100 Years
ANNAPOLIS, MD – Governor Larry Hogan will present Century Farm awards to nine Maryland farm families, honoring their dedication to agriculture and long-term stewardship of the land. Established in 1994, the Century Farm Program honors families who have farmed the same land for more than 100 years. Including this year’s inductees, the program has honored 182 farms across the state. Farms in six counties will be recognized at the event, including: Carroll, Cecil, Dorchester, St. Mary’s, Wicomico and Worcester.
What: Maryland Century Farm Program Awards Ceremony
When: Wednesday, January 17; 4 – 5 p.m.; Program will begin with brief remarks followed by photo opportunities with each Century Farm family.
Where: Governor’s Reception Room; 100 State Circle, Annapolis, MD
NOTE: Media interested in attending should RSVP to Jason Schellhardt at (firstname.lastname@example.org), 410-274-0167.
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