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.
Agriculture Business Development Specialist Frederick County Office of Economic Development 118 N. Market St. Frederick, MD 21701 PH: 301-600-3037 E-mail
Agricultural Land Preservation Program Administrator
Planning and Permitting Division
PH: 301-600-1474 E-Mail