Buy Fresh Buy Local Chesapeake


Buy Fresh Buy Local Chesapeake® promotes sustainable agriculture and local food throughout Maryland. See a listing of Buy Fresh Buy Local chapters elsewhere in the Chesapeake Bay watershed.

Welcome to Buy Fresh Buy Local Chesapeake®, the site that helps consumers, sustainable farms, and businesses find each other and support efforts to protect and restore the Chesapeake Bay.

Our site will help you:

  • find locally grown, healthy food;
  • support farmers and businesses committed to improving the health of the Chesapeake Bay;
  • join other consumers who want to put their dollars where their hearts are;
  • better understand the link between eating right and saving the Bay; and
  • help create an economy that safeguards jobs, health, and clean water.

Learn About the Chesapeake Chapter

Buy Fresh, Buy Local. Eat Local - Save the Bay. Learn about CBF's history with the Buy Fresh Buy Local Program® and download our most recent Food Guide. Also, be sure to check out some of the Farmer Success Stories in the Chesapeake Bay region.

How Does Eating Locally Save the Bay?

Blue crab held buy its back fin Fresh foods and clean water have a lot more in common than you might think. Learn what ties them together.

Where to Buy Local Food

Strawberries Local food is freshly picked, locally produced, and sustainable. Find local foods and farmers near you.

Get Involved

Leafy greens There are lots of ways you can get involved with Buy Fresh Buy Local Chesapeake. Check out what's going on and let us know how you want to help!

Decades of Success: The 1970s

Even as a young organization, our work was effective and got noticed. Find out what we did.

Explore Our Timeline


Do you enjoy working with others to help clean the Chesapeake Bay? Do you have a few hours to spare? Whether growing oysters, planting trees, or helping in our offices, there are plenty of ways you can contribute.

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