2021 Urban Garden Grant

2021 Urban Garden Grant is Open for Applications!


The Urban Garden Grant is open for the 2021/2022 school year! MAEF will be offering up to $500 for the creation or expansion of community gardens. The deadline for grant application submissions is November 15, 2021 and must be submitted through the online application unless other arrangements have been made for submission. Funding awards will be announced by December 15, 2021.

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Purchase Your 2021-2022 MAEF Calendar Today!


For a donation of $10 per calendar, you can receive MAEF’s 2021/2022 calendar featuring agricultural artwork from student winners from across the state.

Order yours today! (You will be directed to our Wufoo order page).

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Ag Literacy Resources for Teachers and Parents!


Looking for some great books? MAEF’s Ag Literacy page has the latest and greatest in agricultural literature and book-based activities.  Click below to find out how to order our latest Ag Literacy book Tales of a Dairy Godmother: Chuck’s Ice Cream Wish by Viola Bulter and to check out its accompanying lesson plans and activities!

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2020’s Ag Literacy Book – Order Yours Now!

Tales of a Dairy Godmother: Chuck’s Ice Cream Wish is this year’s children’s book selected for MAEF’s Ag Literacy Program. Through the Ag Literacy Program, literacy volunteers set up a time to visit in a nearby school and read to students in grades K-3. Following the reading of the book, volunteers conduct an activity with the students and share their experiences in agriculture.  The book is then left in the classroom or media center. For more information on how to host the program at your school, please click the link below!

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Maryland Agriculture License Plate


Revenues generated by the sale of the Ag Tag help underwrite the expense of nearly all of the Foundation’s programs and educational outreach activities. Purchase Ag Tags from the Motor Vehicle Administration for $20.

Eligible vehicles are cars, trucks up to 26,000 GVW, landscape & equipment trailers, RVs, farm trucks, handicap plates, and boat trailers.