Garrett County Government - Department of Business Development

January 2022

Shoofly Java Brings Specialty Coffee Back to Oakland
Shoofly Java, located on Alder Street in Oakland, is open Tuesday through Saturday from 7 AM to 2 PM. The shop is owned by Pat and Michelle Hudnall, who also own The Vagabond Taproom.
Solar Workshop Series Hits the Road in Maryland
Are you interested in using solar electricity to power your home, farm or business? If so, you'll want to join a session of the upcoming Solar Workshop series offered through the MD Extension Office.
Maryland Entrepreneur Hub
From funding to talent sources and everything in between, explore over 2,000 free resources to build your business in Garrett County.
IRS Small Business Video and Audio Presentations
The IRS video portal contains video and audio presentations, including a Small Business Tax Workshop, on topics of interest to small businesses.
Route 219 Improvements Project Awarded $55M
The funding, which consists of $11 million annually for five years, is part of an ongoing goal to transform U.S. Route 219 into a modern four-lane divided highway.
American Job Centers Offering Free Online Workshops for Job Seekers in February
Registration is required in advance. Participants have several options to log in via computer, with or without a camera/microphone, as well as tune in via smartphone.
Deep Creek Farmers Market
A new farmers market is coming to Garrett County in 2022, and the Board is now seeking new vendor applications.
New Issue of Mountain Top Ag News Now Available
Looking for agriculture & natural resources news of interest in and around Garrett County? Check out the current issue of the Mountain Top Ag News.
MD SBDC Virtual Conference: Thriving in a Post-Pandemic World
Join the SBDC on January 26th to hear best practices and tangible strategies to help your business thrive during this pandemic. The conference is free. Registration is required.
2022 Mountain Maryland PACE - New Date Announced
The 45th annual Mountain Maryland PACE Legislative Reception and Breakfast scheduled for January 21-22, 2022 in Annapolis, Maryland is being postponed to March 3-4, 2022.