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Maryland Public Television’s “Maryland Farm & Harvest” to Feature St. Mary’s County Fisherman Tommy Courtney

Maryland Public Television’s (MPT) popular original series Maryland Farm & Harvest, now in its seventh season, will feature farms and locations in Allegany, Garrett, Howard, and St. Mary’s counties, along with Baltimore City during a new episode airing at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, November 19. Maryland Farm & Harvest takes viewers on journeys across the state, telling stories about the farms, people, and technology required to sustain and grow Maryland’s number one commercial industry: agriculture. MPT’s production team filmed episode segments at more than four dozen farms in preparation for its seventh season. Segments featured on the November 19 episode are: • Maryland Rockfish (St. Mary’s County) Catching rockfish requires work for months in advance, as viewers learn from St. Mary’s County fisherman and restaurant owner Tommy Courtney. Viewers follow the construction of Courtney’s pound net, which he uses to catch fish for his waterfront restaurant in Ridge, and then learn how the fish are caught. Maryland Farm & Harvest then looks at the history of Maryland’s official fish during the program’s “Then and Now” segment. • F3 Tech Accelerator (Baltimore City) Series viewers are taken to Baltimore City for a look at Biotrophics, a startup growing mealworms and studying […]

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