Certified farms will be recognized through the County’s Green Business Certification Program and listed in the County’s Green Business Directory. The County’s unique “umbrella program” recognizes businesses certified through 10 different third party standards, covering numerous business sectors ranging from offices, to restaurants to cleaning companies and now farms.
Speakers will include County Executive Ike Leggett, several farmers whose operations are certified, Caroline Taylor of the Montgomery Countryside Alliance and Heather Bruskin of the Montgomery County Food Council.
Please contact Douglas Weisburger, Manager of the Montgomery County Green Business Certification Program, for program information and if interested in Certified Naturally Grown training opportunities at firstname.lastname@example.org and 240-777-7775.
Please contact Judy Stiles, Public Information Officer, at Judy.Stiles@montgomerycountymd.gov or 240-463-2442 for media inquiries.