Marylanders say they are feeling the pinch of inflation

The Consumer Price Index, which is a common measure of inflation, climbed 6.2% in October compared to last year – the largest yearly increase in more than 30 years.

Montgomery County theaters losing money under orders to halt food sales

Montgomery Co., MD- Movie theaters have been among the hardest-hit businesses in the county since the pandemic started. Now with some restrictions lifted, movie theaters are finding that they cannot serve food or beverages to moviegoers as Covid-19 mask restrictions…

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.