Welcome to Chesapeake Harvest DirectYour Food is Here!
Welcome to Chesapeake Harvest Direct, an online marketplace of locally produced food and food related products.
When you choose Chesapeake Harvest, you’re choosing the freshest, most flavorful, locally produced products from our region—while helping to build your community. Chesapeake Harvest suppliers are guaranteed a fair price for their products and utilize farming practices that protect the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries.
Chesapeake Harvest Direct is open to all buyers and suppliers in our region.
---- Easy Marketing for Suppliers ----
For farmers and specialty producers, Chesapeake Harvest Direct means marketing made easy.
• Promote your products to a qualified audience
• Tell the story of what makes you special
• Receive orders right in your inbox
• Set your own prices
• Manage your account from your phone or computer
---- Fast Foraging for Buyers ----
For chefs, restaurateurs, food service directors, buying clubs and food buyers of all kinds, Chesapeake Harvest Direct means efficient access to the best that our Region can offer.
• Find local products quickly and easily
• Get background information on suppliers
• Enjoy weekly Fresh Sheets delivered to your inbox summarizing local and seasonal products
• Enable seamless, simple ordering and payment, from multiple purveyors, in one transaction
• Manage your orders from your phone or computer
Chesapeake Harvest envisions a regional food production and distribution system that increases agricultural employment on the Eastern Shore of Maryland and contributes to a vibrant regional economy, with enhanced food production, distribution infrastructure, food security and the preservation of farms.
The Easton Economic Development Corporation established Chesapeake Harvest to actively manage the marketing and sales of source-identified food products from local and regional producers to satisfy wholesale, retail, and institutional demand.