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Microbreweries and the New Class 8 Farm Brewery License

Microbreweries and craft beers are a growing trend nationwide. In order to encourage more development in this growing industry, the state of Maryland has created a few new liquor licenses that make small-scale brewing easier. One of these is the Class 8 Farm Brewery License. This license is just...

When Can You Call a Product "Local"

Photo by Edwin Remsberg We have all seen products advertised as locally grown or locally raised at farmers markets and on menus of all manner of restaurants. But when can the term local be used, and what does it mean? Is a Delaware watermelon local or must a product advertised in Maryland as...
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