Road Trip: Maryland State Fair

Valley View offers plants and produce.
Valley View offers plants and produce. (By Ben Chapman For The Washington Post)
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Sunday, August 16, 2009

PENNSYLVANIA DUTCH MARKET

Area farmers peddle their produce at the Pennsylvania Dutch Market.

11121 York Rd., Cockeysville, Md., 410-316-1534, http://www.padutchmarket.com.

VALLEY VIEW FARMS GARDEN CENTER AND NURSERY

With its array of fruits, vegetables and flowering plants, the Valley View Farms Garden Center and Nursery is the go-to place for fair growers.

11035 York Rd., Cockeysville, Md., 410-527-0700, http://www.valleyviewfarms.com.

CORNER STABLE

The Corner Stable caters the fair's horseracing events but also serves its barbecue ribs in its dining room.

9942 York Rd., Cockeysville, Md., 410-666-8722,

http://www.cornerstable.com.

HIGHTOPPS BACKSTAGE GRILLE

In the evening, Hightopps Backstage Grille turns into an after-party spot for workers and attendees.


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