Growers & Artisans

Swann Farm in Owings, MD

Swann Farm

Swann Farms is a 6th generation family owned and operated farm located along the Patuxent River. Previously run as a tobacco farm, Swann Farms now provides local fruits and vegetables to our community.  Swann Farm provides sweet corn, peaches, melons, tomatoes, pumpkins, and strawberries. You can find them at the North Beach Farmers Market or stop by the farm to pick your own fruit and enjoy some old fashioned Southern Hospitality.

Next Step Produce in Newberg, MD

Next Step Produce is home to 86 acres of certified organic farmland in Southern Maryland. They are passionately “committed to growing excellent vegetable in harmony with nature”. Next Step Produce is run by farmers Heinz Thomet and Gabrielle Lajoie, their children, and helpers. Next step provides us with organic grains, flours, fruits, and vegetables. They are also providing products to some of the best farm to table restaurants in Baltimore, the Woodberry Kitchen and Nora’s. You can find them at the DuPont Circle Farmers Market in DC as well.

Sassafras Creek Farm in Leonardtown, MD

Sassafrass Creek

Sassafras Creek Farm is a year round, certified organic vegetable farm located in Southern Maryland. Owned and operated by Jennifer and David Paulk, lovers of growing vegetables and providing healthy food for their community. At Sassafras Creek Farm they are dedicated to farming practices that are environmentally responsible, economically viable and socially just. Sassafras Creek provides us with a large variety of organic vegetables. You can also find them at the BAE farmers market in California MD.

Even’Star Farm in Lexington Park, MD

Even Star

Even’Star is a 104 acre organic, environmentally friendly farm in St. Mary’s county. Even star is owned by Brett Gronsgal, a former Chef. They strive to provide our community with organic, sustainable, delicious produce thus creating a symbiotic relationship between farm and community. Even Star Farm provides us with a variety of organic produce, and is also home to the creation of the Peachy Mama pepper! You can find Even Star Farm at the Lexington Park and Chevy Chase farmers markets, as well as on the plates of some of the finest restaurants in the DC metro area.

Eve’s Cheese in Worton, MD

Eves Cheese

Eve’s Cheese provides our community with high quality cheese from the happy cows at Fawnwood Farm in Kent County MD. Eve’s cheese was founded by the Mason and the Nunn families. They believe in the survival and importance of the American family farm. Eve’s Cheese is made by an Amish cheese maker with only Grade A milk; the cheese is antibiotic and chemical free. Eve’s Cheese provides us with a variety of cheddar and Colby cheeses and reasonable prices.

P.A. Bowen Farmstead in Aquasco, MD

PA Bowen

P.A. Bowen Farmstead is a multi-species farm located in the hills of Prince George’s county. Owned and operated by Geoffrey and Sally Morell. The animals at P.A. Bowen Farmstead are allowed to roam freely and forage on the lands. They feed their animals a grain mix that is non- GMO and mostly locally grown. P.A. Bowen Farmstead provides us with a variety of Artisan raw milk cheeses. You can find their products at local farmers markets or visit their old-fashioned farm store.

Dalton’s Apiaries in Hollywood, MD

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Dalton’s Apiaries is a family run small farm in St. Mary’s County. They provide us with local, fee range/ antibiotic/hormone free eggs all year round. Before the Dalton Farm had chickens Harry Dalton was a provider of artificial insemination to the local cows and farmers in southern Maryland. His main clients, the Amish, were more into natural breeding rather than artificial insemination. So Harry turned to raising chickens; Harry Dalton is very passionate about his chickens he believes that chickens need to be free to roam and to eat the natural food from our earth. “What that chicken eats goes into the egg, then into me!!!”- Harry Dalton. Harry eats multiple raw eggs a day for ample nutrition. Over at Dalton’s Apiaries you will find happy healthy chickens roaming at their leisure providing you with the most nutritional delicious eggs.

Clinger’s Naturals in Salisbury, MD


Clinger’s Naturals is a family owned and operated farm located in Salisbury MD. They specialize in growing all-natural, organic peanuts, and manufacturing a variety of nut butters and nuts. You can find their products at local farmers markets as well as in the kitchens of local farm to table restaurants. Clinger’s naturals provide us with roasted peanuts and a variety of pure nut-butters.

Patuxent Harvest in St. Leonard, MD

Patuxent Harvest is a small family run livestock farm located right here in St. Leonard. They provide us with a variety of free range and antibiotic/hormone free chickens, pigs, and turkey.

Liberty Delight Farm in Reisterstown, MD

Liberty Delights is a family owned and operated, all-natural meat producer in Reisterstown MD. They specialize in pasture raised animals that are free of antibiotics, hormones, and growth stimulants. They provide our community with a variety of animal meat including: chicken, beef, rabbit, lamb, pork, and turkey. You can find Liberty Delight products in many farm to table restaurants in the Baltimore area, such as the Woodberry Kitchen and Farmstead Grill.

Fairfield Farm in Park Hall, MD

Fairfield Farm

Fairfield Farm is owned and operated by the Sasscer family in Park Hall MD. Their farm consists of 295 acres, where they raise pasture raised beef, goat, hens, and eggs. They also sell farm raised produce, baked goods, and jellies off their farm. Fairfield Farm provides Chesapeake’s Bounty with pasture raised pork..

Nice Farms Creamery in Federalsburg, MD

Nice Farms

Nice Farms Creamery is a family owned and operated Dairy Farm in Federalsburg MD. They specialize in all-natural, farm fresh, non-homogonized, hormone free dairy products. These include creamline milk, chocolate milk, butter, and a variety of yogurt. The cows at Nice Farms graze on open pastures and are given lots of love and care by the farmers, providing a superior product. You can all their products at Chesapeake’s Bounty, at their farm store directly, or local farmers markets.

Habanera Farms LLC in Tyaskin, MD


Habanera Farms LLC is a Maryland licensed tea producer (the first and only), located in Tyaskin MD. It is owned and operated by herbalist Henriette den Ouden and her husband Chris Himmel. Habanera Farms offers herbal medicine consultations, health, wellness and spiritual coaching, and offers a variety of classes and workshops. Habanera Farm provides Chesapeake’s Bounty with farm grown loose tea blends.

Patuxent Farm in Prince Frederick, MD


Patuxent Farm is a small family run farm in Prince Fredrick MD that provides Chesapeake’s Bounty with straw.

Porpoise Creek Farm in Leonardtown, MD

Porpoise Creek Farm is a 90 acre farm that is family owned and operated by Dawn and her family. About 25 acres is all vegetables ranging from Watermelons to Cherry Tomatoes. The farm is located in Compton, MD, just outside of Leonardtown. Dawn is an eighth generation farmer and their family goal is to keep the farm in the family while supporting and supplying families with fresh delicious vegetables throughout years to come! Everything they grow was started as a seed in their greenhouse then hand planted in the field, and finally harvested for a short trip to your hands. Porpoise Creek provides Chesapeake’s Bounty with a large variety of fruits and vegetables.

Oksana’s Fermented Foods in Chestertown, MD

Oksana Bocharova is the proud owner of an organic vegetable farm, and fermented vegetable company located in Chestertown MD. Her mission is to create a beautiful, diverse, productive ecosystem that provides natural conditions for our food production.
She wishes to provide real food that is grown for taste and grown in the way that pay people a good wage for their work. Oksana often participates in local farmers markets where she sells organic vegetables from her farm, as well as her fermented food products. At Chesapeake’s bounty you will find Oksana’s Traditional Russian Kraut, Smokey Thai Kraut, Pink Sapphire Kraut, Cabbage Kimchi, Dill Pickles, and Chow Chow.

Susquehanna Mills Company in Montoursville, PA


Susquehanna Mills’s goal is to provide the area with natural cooking oils pressed from locally grown crops. Our oil varieties include canola oil, sunflower oil, and soybean oil.  Susquehanna Mills was started to provide the area’s restaurants with a natural canola oil for healthy frying. You can have confidence that you are buying a good product and supporting local farmers when you buy our oil.

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