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The largest chunk of sales in 2015 were made to local schools, hospitals and wholesalers.
When Flint, Michigan moved its farmers market closer to public transportation, it made healthy foods more accessible to low-income shoppers.
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Amy Trubek studies taste and its connection to place. Bringing research to rural cancer patients. Local producers set-up shop at spring farmers' markets.
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Some sheep ranchers have taken advantage of the local food movement to sell wool to customers at farmers markets.
Farmers will need to continue to adapt to meet the demand of a new market that increasingly wants local food.
Regional food hubs work like online farmer's markets. A study will determine the demand for more hubs in Indiana.
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.
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.
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.
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?
Two sweet options and the "food of kings" will start appearing on farmers market tables early spring.
Proposed Senate Bill 5 would allow Indiana microbreweries to sell their beer at local farmer's markets.
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.
Deputy Secretary Kathleen Merrigan has paid much attention to small, local farming during her tenure at the USDA.
In her new book, Anna Blessing celebrates the relationships Chicago chefs have with the area farmers that provide their 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.