Goat made an impressive showing at Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley's Buy Local Cookout. Governor O'Malley sponsored a cookout for 250 invited guests featuring local chefs, farms, and restaurants that submitted recipes that feature fresh Maryland grown ingredients.
This year, 50 recipes were submitted and 15 won the competition to go to Annapolis and serve their winning dishes at the cookout held on the lawn of the Governor's mansion to signify the kick off of Maryland's Buy Local Challenge Week.
Read article in Hagerstown's Herald-Mail
"The domestic goat meat industry will grow and succeed one bite of deliciously prepared goat at a time. Getting out there and demonstrating to consumers that a fresh local meat product far surpasses imported goat meat in flavor and quality is also key to the growth of our industry. "
Jeanne Dietz-Band, Many Rocks Farm