Our Mission

MARC is organized to enhance the rural economy and to foster conservation of

agricultural and natural resources through educational and technical services for

the benefit of the citizens of Maryland.

What We Do

1) Educate the public in the region about agriculture.

a) Promote citizen’s understanding of, and appreciation for, agricultural

businesses and their impact on the lives of all people and the

environment in which they live, within the focus of the Chesapeake Bay


b) Help children and families of diverse backgrounds develop a personal

connection to agriculture through tangible, hands-on experiences.

2) Conduct Farm Operations – that demonstrate innovations, best management

practices and are supportive of the educational programs.