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November 3, 2015



Farmers Raising Meat Look To Keep Up With Your Changing Diet

The most recent dietary guidelines recommend most Americans eat about .21 pounds of meat per day. Most Americans average about .36 pounds of meat per day.

August 28, 2015


table full of vegetables for sale

Are Farmers Markets Becoming A Tough Sell For Growers?

As farmers diversify how and where they sell their produce, more and more customers access local food without face-to-face interactions with growers.

August 24, 2015


Food trucks in Louisville

Louisville Food Hub Cancels Biofuel Plans

After facing community opposition, plans for a massive new food hub in Louisville will no longer include a composting facility to turn food waste into energy.

July 28, 2015



‘Farm To Food Bank’ Promises Fresh, Local Produce

Indiana's food banks are starting a new Farm to Food Banks program that aims to get more fresh produce to low-income Hoosiers.

July 6, 2015


field of corn

New ‘Indiana Grown’ Program Launches Tuesday

Project manager David King says the program can help farmers, producers and consumers. He says the state needs Indiana people buying Indiana products.

May 28, 2015


box of produce

Green BEAN Grocery Delivery Service Expands To Bloomington

Green BEAN Delivery dropped off one ton of fresh produce to the Hoosier Hills Food Bank.

May 28, 2015


Kristin Wolf

Even In The Heartland, ‘Going Local’ Is Tough For Chefs

Finding enough farmers is a challenge for chefs who want to go local, but the infrastructure is growing and more restaurants are overcoming those barriers.

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.

April 10, 2015


Tomatoes displayed at a farmer's market in Burlington, Vermont.

Group Releases New State Local Food Rankings

A "locavore" advocacy group has released this year’s index ranking states in order of their best access to local food.

December 10, 2014


Onions displayed at a farmer's market

Louisville To Turn Food Desert Into Food Hub

Planners are hammering out the details of an ambitious food hub in Louisville, Kentucky aimed at fertilizing a budding local food system.

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 20, 2014


paw paws

Magic Of Cider, Art Of Coffee Roasting, Season Of Paw Paws

Maria Kennedy walks us through the cider making process, from apple to bottle. Paw paw cookies with Chef Daniel Orr. And, coffee roasting on a small scale.

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.

September 18, 2014


grocery store produce section

Farm Bureau Considers Requirements For ‘Indiana Grown’ Label

Agriculture industry advocates plan to make recommendations to the legislature about how to label goods that are grown and produced locally.

June 16, 2014


upland beer draught beer

UpCup Celebrates Brew-It-Yourselfers

At the seventh annual UpCup Homebrewing Competition, homebrewers compete for a chance to have their beer produced and sold by Upland Brewing Company.

May 31, 2014


chef greg rago, guacamole demonstration

Farmer/Chef Partnership, Vermont’s Food Scene, Lemon Verbena

Nick's English Hut has a special partnership with one local farm. Lemon verbena flavors a cocktail. Amy Trubek studies our social connection to food.

May 24, 2014


group of cattle

Dave Fischer, Rhubarb And Tomatillos, Seed Saving

Fischer Farms' Dave Fischer tells us why his processor is so important to his business. Plant-based recipes with Chef Orr. Seed saving at the Wylie House.

May 17, 2014


asparagus growing out of the ground

Beginning Farmer, Asparagus, Time For Tea

Beginning farmer Adam Phelps talks about his daily struggles. The beginning of the local food movement with Harvest. And, asparagus for the beginning of spring.

May 13, 2014


Teresa Wiemerslage

Public, Private Partners Key To Local Food Success

Increasingly, farm businesses are starting as operations intended to provide produce for schools and other institutional markets in the local area.

May 4, 2014


tweetdeck home, food tank detail

Feed Your Twitter With These 9 Food News Contributors

We’re following these game-changers to get informed, inspired and engaged on issues of sustainable food and agriculture.

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