Amy Davis / Baltimore Sun
February 17, 2013
Catherine Webb, whose parents own the farm, gestures toward the patch of field next to the farmhouse driveway off Yeoho Road where her family plans to build a barn with a roadside stand. After a legal battle that dragged on for almost 7 years, the Smith family, who have operated Springfield Farm for 300 years, recently won approval for the free-standing structure. The sale of fresh eggs is about 70 percent of their business, but they also sell chicken. beef, pork, lamb and turkeys.