Specialty modules provide a detailed set of resources that address the particular enterprises from inception to reality. Some resources are checklists, some are action items, and others address the specific regulatory requirements of specialty crops or specialty products.

  • Jars of honey, jelly and jams

    Food Processing in Maryland

    Are you a specialty food entrepreneur? If so, check out the Food Processing in Maryland module. This invaluable module provides information about how to sell and process food in Maryland. This module will include rules for specific foods and important regulatory information. Our interactive map of Maryland's regulatory environment provides you with location-specific contacts.

  • Hops field


    This unique module of MREDC provides resources and tools for trending alternative agricultural enterprises in Maryland. More recently added to this module are resource pages for the Cottage Food Industry, Hop Production, and Honey Bee enterprises.