TALMAR, (Therapeutic Alternatives of Maryland), is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated to the mission of enhancing health for all people of all ages and abilities. We offer an innovative therapeutic, vocational, and educational environment designed for individuals with disabilities or chronic conditions that impact their health and well-being.

      Holiday Hours: M-F: 12-5; Sat: 9-5; Sun:10-5

Interested in making a holiday wreath this season, a miniature tree arrangement? How about simple holiday ornaments? Join us December 9th for three holiday workshops and December 16th for our holiday hay ride! Click here for a schedule of times!

TALMAR will be open 7 days a week this holiday season!  Hurry in to choose from our entire selection of premium Fraser Fir trees 4 to 12 feet in height, wreaths roping and fresh table arrangements. Should you wish to come when we are not open, please call our office to make an appointment at:  410-825-2020


 Please consider making your end of year Tax Deductible Donation to our organization which enables our mission to continue.

Every dollar donated goes to our programs serving those with mental, physical and developmental challenges.

Through horticultural and agricultural programs, we provide education, vocational training & work skill development. Each are combined with a therapeutic component which together proves to be life changing!

Thank you for contributing your time, talent and treasure and being a part of the TALMAR family!  

We wish you a healthy new year

Alex went outside of the building one day when he fell to the pavement, and succumbed to a stroke that paralyzed his…Click here to read Alex’s story.

Meet Joe and Chris and learn how their lives have changed through TALMAR’s Breaking New Ground training. Click here to read Joe’s story  and Click here to read Chris’s story.

 For more information on partnering with TALMAR through product donations, financial support or by mobilizing your employees as volunteers, please contact us at 410-825-2020 or talmar@talmar.org.

Looking for a new career path?  Love the outdoors, nutritional consumption of organic produce, 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, our focus provides veterans training in small scale organic farming. Graduates are given a plot of land in which to farm and mentor-ship in their start-up year.  talmar.org/breaking-new-ground/  Call 410-825-2020 to make an appointment to take a tour of our farm and obtain additional information regarding the 2018 session!   Accreditation in Sustainable Agriculture is offered in conjunction with the Community College Baltimore County.