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.
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.
Americans overwhelmingly support the idea that government and communities should work to make fresh, local produce more widely available.
Farmers markets across the country will receive grants to expand their participation in SNAP, providing more opportunities for low-income consumers.
In part one of our interview with Farm Sanctuary's Gene Baur, he talks about how animals are treated on factory farms and why vegan living is his religion.
240sweet of Columbus, Indiana is breaking new ground in the world of confections. They use local and organic ingredients in their artisan marshmallows.
Rob Green talks about the curious case of Colony Collapse Disorder. Then, two dishes with ingredients purchased from the Bloomington Winter Farmers Market.
As demand for food stamps rise, educating those in need and those accepting SNAP benefits becomes crucial.
Winter farmers' markets have increased nationwide in the past two years, bringing more local and fresh produce no matter the season.
Portland, Maine introduced a raw milk bill that would legalize the sale in city farmer's markets -- with an informational placard as well.
Tastes prepared by local chefs will be available for $1, $2 and $3, and students can buy vegetables and meet area food producers at the mini-farmers market.