Maryland’s small but engaged wine industry celebrates third annual wine month

For #MarylandWineMonth, we compare the state’s beverage production to Virginia’s. The Commonwealth makes almost six times more wine than Maryland.

Maryland businesses on display at local culinary festival

A variety of vendors, including several from Maryland, came together to share different kinds of food and alcohol at the Chocolate, Wine & Whiskey Festival in Washington, D.C. on Saturday.

Baltimore food hand-out for federal workers impacted by government shutdown

100 families affected by the government shutdown took advantage of the Maryland Food Bank’s fresh produce, canned goods, and other grocery items to help get them through their period of unemployment and no pay.

Union feeds 400 people furloughed during shutdown

The Amalgamated Transit Union offered free lunches for furloughed workers last week during the ongoing government shutdown. As the week went on, more people came for the free lunch, and by last Friday almost 400 people were fed in total.

Local biscuit company given a chance to take a bigger bite of the market

ama Biscuit began as a small operation four years ago but now this all female, minority-owned business is going regional after being selected as one of 100 companies out of 500 that applied to be distributed in 50 Walmart stores in nine states.

Local doughnut shop offers range of unique flavors

They say you’ve got to get up early to make a great doughnut and that’s certainly the case for one Baltimore businesswoman. Courtney Fix caters to all ages and tastes, no matter how unique.

Department of Transportation and Maryland Food Bank join forces to fight hunger

Fighting hunger is a year-round effort. The Maryland Food Bank estimates 1-in-9 state residents often don’t know where their next meal will come from. But throughout September the Food Bank gets some extra statewide help when it teams up with the Maryland Department of Transportation for a month-long food drive.

TURKEY DONATION: Maryland Food Bank prepares for holiday needs

As the holidays draw near, so does the overwhelming need for food across Maryland. But food insecurity isn’t just a problem once a year.

Thousands of pounds of food collected in annual statewide food drive for Hunger Action Month

The Maryland Department of Transportation completed Operation Orange as part of September’s Hunger Action Month. Trucks of donated food were transported to the Maryland Food Bank and sorted for redistribution to those in need.

Family finds time anew after over five decades running deli

Following the sale of historic Annapolis staple Chick & Ruth’s Delly and the Scotlaur Inn, former owners Ted and Beth Levitt are more than ready to take advantage of something they never thought they’d have: time.

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