Take exit 77B, Bel Air, off of I-95 onto MD 24 North toward Bel Air. Continue on MD 24 for approximately 6.7 miles. Pass the Harford Mall on the left and shortly thereafter veer to the right onto US 1 North/MD 24 North/Bel Air Bypass. Travel about 1.5 miles and follow the ramp to the right labeled MD 24 North toward Forest Hill/Rocks. Stay straight and continue on MD 24/MD 924/Rock Spring Road for 3.3 miles. Next turn right onto Grier Nursery Road and look for 3520 after about 3.5 miles. Buy a supply of locally produced honey at the King Bee Aviary in Street, Maryland. (King Bee Aviary – 3520 Grier Nursery Road, Street, MD http://kingbeehoney.com)
Return to Grier Nursery Road and again to MD 24 North. Take the MD 165/East Federal Hill Road exit. Look for 4327 after about 3.0 miles. Be vigilant for roaming animals!! See Llamas, alpacas, angora goats, Katahdin sheep, a variety of rare chickens and other exotic animals at Little Creek Meadows, LLC in Street, Maryland. (Little Creek Meadows, LLC – 4327 East Federal Hill Road, Street, MDwww.littlecreekmeadows.com)
Next, head back up (Northeast) MD 165/Federal Hill Road. Take the second exit onto MD 165/Pylesville Road. Turn right onto Whiteford Road and look for 2022. Try a horseback riding lesson at the Hunting Ground Farm in Whiteford, Maryland. (Hunting Ground Farm – 2022 Whiteford Road, Whiteford, MD www.huntinggroundfarm.com) Again, head South (or Southeast) down Whiteford Road and continue approximately 10.3 miles. Turn right (West) onto Churchville Road/MD 155/MD 22. 2633 should be about 0.6 miles away. Take a shot at scarecrow making at Harman’s Farm Market in Churchville, Maryland. (Harman’s Farm Market – 2633 Churchville Road, Churchville, MD www.harmansfarm.com)
Resume driving West on Churchville Road; Asbury Road will be only 0.2 miles away. Turn left onto Asbury and 550 should be within 1.1 miles. Conclude your trip by embarking on a Viking adventure in the corn maze at Brad’s Produce in Churchville, Maryland. (Brad’s Produce – 550 Asbury Road, Churchville, MDwww.bradsproduce.com) Head southwest on Asbury Road towards Calvary Road/MD 136 (.1 miles). Turn right onto Route 136, then left onto Rte. 543 Fountain Green Road, which will lead you to the restaurants, gas stations and hotels in the Belcamp area and I-95. Thanks for visiting Harford County’s Farm country!