Summer in the Montgomery County Agricultural Reserve!
Summer is the perfect time to get out and discover the natural beauty and family-friendly destinations all around the Agricultural Reserve in northwest Montgomery County!
Montgomery County Farmers' Markets 2015
Find local fresh produce at a farmer's market near you. Click here for information.
Countryside Artisans
Studio Tour – check website for dates!
Tour the cottage studios of local artists creating unique pottery, fiber art, paintings & prints, art glass, sculpture, woodenware!  Visit for details and a Studio Tour brochure.
Sugarloaf Mountain Vineyard
18125 Comus Road, Dickerson  /  301.605.0130  / noon to 6pm, 7 days a week
Annual Grape Stomp – Check website for schedule
Wine tastings, tours, live music, food, and the ever-popular Grape Stomp Contest!  For more information visit
Lewis Orchard
18901 Peach Tree Road, Dickerson  /  301.349.4101  /  7 days a week, 9am – 6pm
Stop by this extensive farm market for an array of locally produced products. The 1st two weekends in October try your luck with their Pumpkin Cannon – shooting pumpkins at a target in the orchard’s pond!  All proceeds go to charity.
Butler’s Orchard
22200 Davis Mill Road, Germantown  / 301.972.3299  /  Tuesday – Sunday, 9:30am – 5:30pm
Pick-your-own farm and market. October means Pumpkin Festival time at Butler’s.  Corn maze, hayrides, and corn hole games.  Visit for more info on activities and costs.
Comus Market
23830 Old Hundred Road, Dickerson
A picturesque farm market featuring heirloom pumpkins and winter squash, apples & cider, jellies, preserves, and local honey.  Visit; email for hours.
Rockland Farm Winery & Market
14525 Montevideo Road, Poolesville  /  301.825.8075  /  Thursday – Saturday, 10am-5pm
This working farm and market offers fruit & veggies and pasture-raised meats – plus wine tastings and tours.
The Comus Inn
23900 Old Hundred Road, Dickerson  /  301.349.5100  / Dinner: Wednesday through Sunday; 
Lunch: Friday & Saturday; Sunday Brunch
Enjoy fine dining at the beautifully restored Comus Inn overlooking Sugarloaf Mountain. Live Jazz at 6pm on Friday, Oct. 10 and Nov. 14.  Hours & menus at
Homestead Farm
15604 Sugarland Road, Poolesville  /  301.977.3761  /  Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm
Pick-your-own apples and pumpkins. In the Fall enjoy a hayride at this family farm in operation since 1763.