This 149 acre piedmont farm located in central Baltimore County was once more than 400 acres. A former horse and grain farm dating from the 1700s, its main homestead was built in the 1800s.
Imagine the various farming techniques used over the years as you travel on designated trails. Walk by crops and pastures that show the diverse agricultural products and techniques used today.
Notice the changes in topography, geology, and soil conditions during your walk. Consider how these conditions may have influenced farm structure placement. Enjoy the many scenic vistas and natural wonders that this farm offers.
Whether you enjoy hiking, bird watching or nature, you can experience all of these activities and more while exploring agriculture at the Baltimore County Farm Park.
- See firsthand how agricultural activities provide food and fiber; land conservation; environmental stewardship.
- Sign your 5-18 year old son or daughter up for a 4-H event.
- Take our Master Gardener training class and become one of our many Master Gardener volunteers.
- Talk to our Nutrient Management Coordinator about your Nutrient Management plan for your farm.
- Learn about soil testing.
- Find out about good nutrition practices.
- Discover food safety ideas.
- Have a vigorous workout or take a leisurely stroll; bring water.
- Experience breathtaking views of the Baltimore County Piedmont.
- Engage your senses: see, hear, and smell various meadow and woodland plants, birds, and signs of wildlife.
- Enjoy a picnic and leave no trace; take out what you bring into the park.
- Bring a book, notebook or sketchpad and enjoy the solitude.
At the Baltimore County Center for Maryland Agriculture and Farm Park you will find in addition to the University of Maryland Extension there are also the following agencies:
- Maryland Agricultural Resource Council
- Land Trust Preservation
- Future Harvest Casa
- Baltimore County Farm Bureau
- Baltimore County Soil Conservation Service
- FSA—Farm Service Administration
- Maryland Farm Bureau