Intrigued? There are many more Buy Local activities for the whole family to enjoy. As of July 1st, enter to win a ‘Buy Local Swag’ gift bag and other prizes by completing the Buy Local Challenge Scavenger Hunt or posting a photo of fun local finds with the hashtag #BuyLocalChallenge.
Also look out for these special BLC promotions – free giveaway lime green BLC shopping bags (limited quantities) appearing at Southern Maryland markets in early July, and Maryland Market Money (MMM) “Buy Local Bonus Bucks” (an extra $5 incentive plus the MMM match) for all customers shopping with their Federal Nutrition Benefits available during Buy Local Week at participating Maryland Market Money markets across Maryland.
Visit the BLC website at www.buylocalchallenge.com and the Maryland Buy Local Challenge on Facebook to find Buy Local Week highlights, competitions and prizes, plus recipes and extensive statewide farm guides, farmers’ market directories, downloadable pledge certificates and more.
The Buy Local Challenge is a statewide program created by the Southern Maryland Agricultural Development Commission a division of the Tri-County Council for Southern Maryland and is jointly promoted in partnership with the Maryland Department of Agriculture.