The Many Faces of Value-Added Agriculture
These are some of the people who make our work so worthwhile. Read their stories to be inspired about the tremendous amount of creativity, smarts, grit and passion that they bring to their businesses, our state’s economy, tourism and quality of life.
We represent many startups, guiding them through unfortunate interpretations by agencies, concerns by their community, and outdated laws.
Maryland Wineries Association
The Maryland Wineries Association, formed in 1984, is the non-profit trade association that represents the 90+ wineries in Maryland. The MWA is made up of a board of winery owners – and nearly 100 members representing wineries, startups and affiliate members from across the state. MWA’s mission is to develop and expand the grape and wine industry in Maryland – through education and promotion. www.marylandwine.com
Brewers Association of Maryland
The Brewers Association of Maryland (BAM), founded in 1996, is the non-profit trade association of Maryland brewing companies. The mission of BAM is to grow, promote and protect the Maryland craft beer industry. www.marylandbeer.org
Maryland Distillers Guild
Members of the Maryland Distillers Guild are a community of craft producers, dedicated to developing quality spirits and delivering a dynamic experience for visitors. We invite you to tour our distilleries, learn about our distilling processes, and sample locally-crafted spirits. Cheers to a rich heritage and spirited future! www.marylandspirits.org
Maryland Hemp Coalition
The Maryland Industrial Hemp Coalition (MIHC) is a collaborative, grassroots advocacy organization whose purpose is to educate, inform and engage Marylanders to establish a free market for industrial hemp, a low-THC oilseed and fiber crop. www.hempmaryland.org