Frederick County is located in the north central part of Maryland with square miles of rolling mountains, flat river valleys, bubbling streams, and bright green pastures. Frederick County has been harvesting revenues in agriculture longer than any other industry. Today, Frederick County is home to 1,300 farms and more than 181,500 acres of farmland.

The quality of life and friendly atmosphere draws families and businesses to live, work, and visit here today. Agriculture remains an important industry.

Visit the links on the left of this page to learn more about Homegrown Frederick, agricultural preservation programs, and the many ways Frederick County supports farming and related industries.

Farm in Frederick County, Maryland

Contact Us

  1. Katie Albaugh

    Agriculture Business Development Specialist
    Frederick County Office of Economic Development
    118 N. Market St.
    Frederick, MD 21701
    PH: 301-600-3037

    Anne Bradley
    Agricultural Land Preservation Program Administrator 
    Planning Department
    Planning and Permitting Division
    PH: 301-600-1474