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September 4, 2015


farmers market interaction

Jennifer Meta-Robinson, Farmers And Cooks Prepare For Fall

Recipes to get you ready for fall foods. Preparing for a fall bird flu outbreak. And, Jennifer Meta-Robinson continues our conversation about farmers' markets.

August 28, 2015


street closed for farmers market

Define ‘Farmers Market,’ Watermelon Puree, Homebrewers Club

What do you think of when you hear the terms "farmers market" and "organic?" Home brewing with some passionate amateurs. And, Daniel Orr's watermelon puree.

April 10, 2015


chicken of the woods mushrooms

Taste Of Place, Voices Of The Market, Local Food In Wyoming

Amy Trubek studies taste and its connection to place. Bringing research to rural cancer patients. Local producers set-up shop at spring farmers' markets.

February 26, 2015


redbud dessert

Get Warm! Five Posts To Prepare For Spring

For some of the nation, it's hard to believe spring can be around the corner. Get your mind in a warmer place with five spring-related posts.

October 28, 2014


Lorrae Moon of Yampa Valley Fiberworks coils alpaca fiber into a neat stack.

Like Food, Yarn Goes Local, Too

Some sheep ranchers have taken advantage of the local food movement to sell wool to customers at farmers markets.

September 19, 2014


Josh Kilbane

Climate And Space Create Challenges For Local Food

Farmers will need to continue to adapt to meet the demand of a new market that increasingly wants local food.

August 25, 2014


Hoosier Harvest Market

Are Online Farmer’s Markets Feasible For Indiana?

Regional food hubs work like online farmer's markets. A study will determine the demand for more hubs in Indiana.

June 18, 2014


horse outside a barn

Agritourism A Growing Opportunity On The Farm

Farmers markets continue to grow. Community gardens are now mainstream. The next extension of that is to actually get onto a working farm and participate.

May 26, 2014


Dairy farmer Tom Weighner with cows

Integrated Local Food System Can Grow The Market

From the launch of the local food effort, producers have worked alongside buyers to push for a system that integrates local food into everyday life.

May 20, 2014


terry glenn with produce

Local Farmers Try To Tap Bigger Markets

Local food sales numbers are hard to come by, but direct-to-consumer sales accounted for just 0.8 percent of food agricultural sales in 2007.

April 4, 2014


sweet potatoes at farmers market

Farmers Market Seaon, Foraging For Dandelions, Ag Drones

Believe it or not, it's time for farmers markets! Robin Hobson gives us a behind-the-scenes view. And, will the wacky winter weather impact wild edibles?

April 1, 2014


child's hand holding strawberry

Three Foods To Help Spring Clean Your Diet

Two sweet options and the "food of kings" will start appearing on farmers market tables early spring.

January 10, 2014



Senate Bill Would Allow Microbrew Sales at Farmer’s Markets

Proposed Senate Bill 5 would allow Indiana microbreweries to sell their beer at local farmer's markets.

June 10, 2013

Food Aid 

starter-plants at farmers market

At The Farmers Market, With Food Stamps

About 47 million Americans are enrolled in SNAP. Most of the money is spent at grocery stores, but an increasing amount is finding its way to local markets.

March 20, 2013

Sustainable Legacy 

Head shot of USDA Deputy Secretary Kathleen Merrigan.

USDA’s Kathleen Merrigan Steps Down

Deputy Secretary Kathleen Merrigan has paid much attention to small, local farming during her tenure at the USDA.

August 23, 2012

Two-Way Street 

anna blessing locally grown

Farmers, Chefs Collaborate To Get Local Food In Restaurants

In her new book, Anna Blessing celebrates the relationships Chicago chefs have with the area farmers that provide their food.

June 30, 2012

Cooperation Is Key 

vendor and customer at farmers market

Beyond Farmers Market: Food Hubs Expand Access To Local Food

With interest in local food continuing to grow, producers are trying to find more ways to serve customers. That's where local food hubs come in.

June 20, 2012

Meat Eaters 


Second Servings: Meat Of The Matter

Traditional Arts Indiana offers a look at the farm-to-table journey of Indiana goods and the farmers who are fighting to keep Hoosier cuisine locally raised.

May 24, 2012

Health Food Nation? 

A large spread of fresh produce for sale at a farmer's market, including greens, tomatoes, peppers, and more.

New Study: Americans Really Love Fresh Food, Farmers Markets

Americans overwhelmingly support the idea that government and communities should work to make fresh, local produce more widely available.

May 9, 2012

Fresh Produce 


Farmers Markets Get Grants For Food Stamps

Farmers markets across the country will receive grants to expand their participation in SNAP, providing more opportunities for low-income consumers.

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