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In Living Memory

Dept. of Agriculture Secretary Buddy Hance, Deputy Secretary Mary Ellen ­Setting, Penny Evans and Assistant Secretary Pat McMillan plant Tony Evans’ redbud.

If you shop at a Maryland Farmers’ Market, it’s likely because of Tony Evans. Evans, who died January 24, planned most of Maryland’s Farmers’ Markets as the final and favorite assignment of his 30-year career with Maryland Department of Agriculture.
    On Earth Day 2014, Evans was eulogized as a “legendary character” and a blossoming Floating Cloud Eastern redbud tree (Cercis canadensis) planted in his honor at the department.