| Apr 25, 2013
| 4:00 PM
OAKLAND, Calif. — Before Michael Lewis' book "Moneyball" hit the best sellers list and before Brad Pitt brought Oakland A's general manager Billy Beane to the big screen in the Academy Award-nominated film of the same name, the concept of building a...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 5:51 AM
Make room for cider and mead.
In Maryland, cider was last popular in Colonial times. Mead never has been.
But a new generation of mead and cider makers, with their feet planted firmly in Maryland soil, are rethinking these age-old fermented...
| Apr 14, 2013
| 12:36 PM
The world of sport is one of upsets, results that defy logic: N.C. State beating Houston for the NCAA basketball title in 1983 or Villanova over Georgetown two years later, Larry Owings over Dan Gable in college wrestling in 1970, the 1980 Miracle on Ice,...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 1:16 PM
When hearth and home — together with a growing family and an onsite family business — are at the center of day-to-day living, a small and dated one-story farmhouse in Ellicott City begins to burst at the seams. To keep their extended family...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 11:05 AM
With four vineyards conveniently located in practically each corner of Harford County, you don’t have to travel all the way to Sonoma to sip award-winning wines, experience scenic vistas and learn all about the winemaking process.
In 2010, Harford...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 12:08 PM
As State Executive Director for the Maryland Farm Service Agency, I regularly meet small and beginning farmers and ranchers, military veterans and disadvantaged producers interested in making a living in production agriculture. For many, the...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 8:58 AM
Optimism might seem out of place after the Waterkeeper Alliance's bitter loss in a recent lawsuit to hold Perdue Farms and its grower Alan Hudson responsible for polluting waterways with poultry manure. But it's possible to at least be hopeful of...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 3:15 AM
The next two weekends feature some of Harford County's longest running sporting/social events as the steeplechase season is in full swing locally with the running of two of the three races commonly referred to as the Triple Crown of Maryland...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 4:15 PM
100 Years Ago
From the Times social column: "Mrs. Andrew Norton and daughter of Baltimore, were guests of Mr. and Mrs. Edwin B. Cromwell.
"Mr. John Penn, of Savage, was visitor here the past week.
"Mr. John E. Gaither who was...
| Mar 16, 2012
| 5:25 AM
Close to the southeastern fringe of 540 acres of rolling farmland, Martha Anne Clark lives in the Ellicott City farmhouse where she grew up, the same house where her father, state Sen. James Clark Jr., resided for nearly 50 years until his death in 2006....
| Mar 19, 2012
| 2:11 PM
Harford County residents, farmers and county officials gathered at Level Fire Hall Friday night to celebrate local farmers' accomplishments and agricultural land preservation at the 2012 Harford County Ag Banquet.
Among those honored was one of the...
| Mar 19, 2012
| 5:04 PM
Joe Thompson, who owns Winbak Farm in Chesapeake City, can't help but laugh when he talks about the name his wife gave their foal, Roll With Joe, three years ago.
"I think she planned for the horse not to do well, so she could tease and laugh at me about...