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Are You Taking Part in the 'Buy Local Challenge?'

Patch offers a list of places in Annapolis where you can eat and buy local food.

On Friday, Patch reported that the state of Maryland has issued a

From July 23-31, residents are encouraged to incorporate at least one local food item into their daily food intake.

But where can you find fresh, local food in Annapolis?

The Maryland's Best website lists the following places to buy local produce, seafood, etc.:

  • (Thursdays 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.; 580 Taylor Ave.)
  • (Sundays 8:30 a.m. to noon; 100 Compromise St.)

Also, Maryland Table, in the newly re-opened Market House, offers fresh produce and other things, and there is the t on Fridays. My Butcher and More in the Clock Tower Shopping Center offers beef from Roseda Farms in Monkton, MD.

In addition, at Monday's city council meeting, Annapolis Mayor Josh Cohen and Maria Broadbent, director of neighborhood and environmental programs, encouraged residents to take part in "Buy Local Week."

As part of its Sustainable Annapolis program, the city of Annapolis' website recognizes several restaurants in and around the city that serve local products and take part in other green initiatives.

On Monday, Broadbent and Cohen awarded three restaurants in Annapolis as certified environmental stewards: The Westin Annapolis Hotel & Azure Restaurant, Metropolitan Kitchen and Lounge and Vin 909

Other restaurants in Annapolis that serve locally produced food: Level, , , and , to name a few. For a full list of Annapolis restaurants that are certified environmental stewards, click here.

To take the "Buy Local Challenge" on the city's website, click here.

christine cots July 28, 2011 at 04:42 PM
I love that you are exposing the restaurants in Annapolis that serve local foods - they just all moved up to my favorite DTA restaurants!!!

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