Therapeutic Alternatives of Maryland (TALMAR) is dedicated to the mission of enhancing health for all people of all ages and abilities. TALMAR offers an innovative, therapeutic, vocational, and educational environment designed particularly for individuals with disabilities or chronic conditions that impact their health and well-being.
We are providers of a 10-month Beginning Farmers Training Curriculum in Sustainable Agriculture and offer an accredited practicum course in conjunction with the Community College Baltimore County.; two twelve-week intensive vocational training programs in Horticulture: Landscaping, Greenhouse Production and floral Design and an introductory 12-week course in Sustainable Agriculture. See other programs .
The 2018 CSA application will be forthcoming and will be posted on-line the last week of January.
Horticultural Therapy is offered to individuals or in small group sessions. We have two licensed horticultural therapists on staff.
Super Bowl Trail Race
What better way to get ready for the game than a great trail race? The race is sponsored through Baltimore Road Runners Club! On February 4, enjoy 8 miles of spectacular trails in the hidden gem of Cromwell Valley Park with rolling hills, a mixture of some fire roads, fields, and…(click here to find out more!)
Breaking New Ground
Love the outdoors, the nutritional consumption of organic produce, growing produce, filling food desert pockets while minimizing negative impacts to our environment? Consider enrolling in our program, ‘BREAKING NEW GROUND’ – a 10-month course in sustainable agriculture for beginning farmers. While all may apply, applications from veterans are given priority. Click here to learn more. Call 410-825-2020 to make an appointment and to take a tour of our farm while obtaining additional information regarding the 2018 session!