Harvest Dinner showcases the bounty of Cecil County Agriculture


CHARLESTOWN — Cecil County residents acquired here to feast on a bounty of native agricultural merchandise On the annual Cecil Grown Harvest Dinner Thursday. The Wellwood reworked native greens, cheese, wine and beer, into Pretty a Little bit of dishes To level out All of the Belongings You will Have The power to do with native meals.

“As a Outcome of the pandemic, the demand for native meals has been excellent,” Cecil County Authorities Danielle Hornberger said. “People actually care about meals safety and the place their meals comes from.”

The ten packages provided by The Wellwood, included beer cheese soup, made with Elk River Brewing Agency’s Chucktown Brown Ale, Chesapeake Gold Farms Aged Cheddar and Colby Cheeses, Collectively with potatoes from Milburn Orchards. The soup additionally included bread from The Inexperienced Market at Candy Spice. Hen from the Cecil County School of Know-how was glazed with honey from Fairwinds Farm, including a sweet notice to the savory garlic and rosemary seasoned chicken.

Hornberger leveled to how for The primary time since 2009, the County allotted money Inside the county price range for The acquisition of enchancment rights, To assist protect agricultural assets.

The event at The Wellwood was hosted by the Office of Financial Development.

“Cecil County is steeped in agriculture it’s nonetheless our prime enterprise Inside the county,” Sandra Edwards, Financial Development Officer said.

Edwards additionally emphasised the significance Of buying for native, As a Outcome of it permits money To primarytain in Cecil County.

“Local meals is brisker, it’s extra healthful, and it’s safer Because you understand the place it comes from,” Edwards said.