Timeless Tradition Rediscovered

A sprawling Wicomico River equestrian retreat
is gifted with an exterior-interior preservation and
revision by Bryan LeCompte that suits inspired living
Written by Kristen Hampshire
Drone Photo by Krista Valliant  |  Photography by Ray Sander
Settled on an elevated bluff overlooking the Wicomico River’s bend and surrounded by non-tidal ponds is a bucolic horse farm with several hundreds of acres of pastures,

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Navigating Challenges

As a fourth generation Eastern Shore waterman, Bobby Whaples knows the delicate balance between success and failure
Written by Joe Willey  |  Photography by Jill Jasuta
Watermen live with a different perspective. They are witnesses to the breathtaking merger of rivers and land and the soggy beauty of the Eastern Shore. But they are also independent business owners making decisions that will matter for generations.

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From Bay to Beach

A husband-wife team combine to catch Maryland crabs in the Chesapeake Bay and serve them fresh in Ocean City
Written by Allison Pappas  |   Photography by Jay Fleming 
Maryland is known for having some of the world’s tastiest crabs , but what makes the Old Line State’s crabs the best? Kristen and Nick Crook, the husband-wife owners of The Best Crabs Seafood Co.

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Industry Standard

Cambridge’s J.M. Clayton Company is the world’s oldest working crab business
Written by Joe Willey  |  Photography by Jay Fleming
A quiet icon of the Maryland crabbing industry sits at the shoulder of Cambridge Creek and the Choptank River. For over 130 years, this Dorchester County business has provided quality crab meat to generations of seafood lovers throughout the mid-Atlantic region.

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