Buy local: Eat at restaurants that support Maryland farms

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Metropolitan flatbreadInterested in trying a new restaurant and want to support local farmers? Check out this partial list of restaurants that work with — or run their own! — farms to source Maryland ingredients. A simple way to support local farming is to patronize Maryland restaurants that feature local farm products.

Anne Arundel County

There are several farm-to-table restaurants in Annapolis. Here are just a few:

Factors Row, Annapolis - Sources produce and meat from local, independent farms.

Level, Annapolis - Small plates lounge committed to sourcing fresh ingredients from Maryland and nearby markets whenever pssible. Menu displays a list of the supported Maryland farms and products suppled, including dairy, produce, cheese, oysters and beef.

Level server RyanMetropolitan Kitchen & Lounge, Annapolis - Works with Maryland farms, including Coons Farm by the Bay on the Eastern Shore, to fulfill its farm-to-table philosophy and limit the impact on the enivronment.

Preserve, Annapolis - Newly opened in April 2015. The name partially reflects its mission to source foods locally. They also preserve at the restaurant.

Vida Taco Bar, Annapolis - Another relatively new restaurant (opened fall 2014) that sources locally.

Vin 909, Annapolis - Committed to serving farm fresh and organic ingredients on a seasonal menu.

Also, all restaurants listed as Annapolis Environmental Stewards have made a commitment to source locally and help reduce their carbon footprint.

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