Backbone Food Farm to Celebrate 20 Years With Farm Day

“Farm Day is a celebration of our 20 years here, doing what we do,” said Katharine Dubansky, who owns and operates the farm with her husband, Max.

Aug 16, 2019 at 11:17am

The Rooster's Nest Restaurant Now Open for Business in Grantsville

The restaurant’s grand opening week is planned for the week of August 19th, with daily specials. A ribbon-cutting ceremony through the Garrett County Chamber of Commerce is set for August 20th.

Aug 16, 2019 at 11:12am

BACHS Healthcare Offers Mental Health Services in Garrett County

The only service currently offered is a Psychiatric Rehabilitation Program, available from counselor Ryan VanNosdeln. All clients must have MD Medicaid to participate in these services.

Aug 16, 2019 at 11:05am

Garrett County, Maryland

 

LUKE MILL (VERSO) PLANT CLOSURE INFORMATION

 
Garrett County is a progressive community that welcomes business. The westernmost county in Maryland, Garrett County offers a central location to many major markets, an interstate, available community-owned business parks, one of Maryland’s best K-12 school systems, a variety of housing options, and an excellent workforce. 
         
Work in Garrett County - The Department of Economic Development works to attract, retain, and expand businesses to our area. Our workforce, location, and affordable community-owned business parks have attracted some of the best business that Maryland has to offer. We’re an attractive location for manufacturing, distribution, back office, call center, energy, agricultural, and recreation firms.
         
Learn in Garrett County - Our public schools consistently rank as one of Maryland’s best. The STEM curriculum, within both our public schools and Garrett College, prepares graduates for career achievement and skilled local jobs. We provide an opportunity to all students to achieve higher education. The Garrett County Commissioners Scholarship Program makes post-secondary education within reach of area high school students and their families. Yet educational efforts do not end there, Garrett College actively seeks private employers to partner with to provide enhanced job skills for area workers.
 
Play in Garrett County - With 90,000 acres of parks, trails, and lakeside amenities, Garrett County has many entertainment options. We offer year-round recreation from ski slopes to lake shores, as well as many public spaces to swim, ski, golf, and relax. Our county festivals, farmers’ markets, and cultural celebrations provide year-round enjoyment.
         
In Garrett County, we continue to define what it means to live, work, and play. We invite you to see what we have to offer. Please call us at 301-334-1921 or email us at economicdevelopment@garrettcounty.org.
 
 
Interested in Garrett County's current economic development priorities?  Please click on the links below:
 
 
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