Winter farmers' markets have increased nationwide in the past two years, bringing more local and fresh produce no matter the season.
Farmers sold nearly $5 billion dollars worth of local produce in 2008, and that number is expected to rise.
The new 2012 farm bill is close to completion. However, the speed in which the bill was created means less input from the public -- unless farmers have a say.
The federal Farm Bill is rewritten every five years. The 2012 bill, however, is likely to be written in two weeks.
Did you know the first National Food Day was in 1975? After only two years, the movement fizzled out -- until now.
Traditional business models disconnect consumers from profits. Co-ops give communities an opportunity to participate in their own businesses.
"We're both Hoosier boys, born and bred," co-founder Clay Robinson says about himself and co-founder Dave Colt.
"Processed foods have become the default for everything negative," co-presenter Lindsey Loving said at the ADA conference. Some think there is reason for that.
Farmers markets are good for you. A new report says they are good for the economy, too.
You want to avoid pesticides but you're on a budget. The "Dirty Dozen" to the rescue!
Artisanal foods combine the locavore movement -- eating only locally-sourced food -- with a personal touch. Can the movement translate across communities?
Although there were some challenges in its first two years, support for the Farm to School program is enthusiastic.
My family had an adventure picking our own berries at a local farm, but the best part was enjoying the cobbler I made from them.
Three towns in Maine have passed ordinances that say local food sales can be independent of federal regulation.
This Indiana company offers locally produced seeds to folks who want to make every aspect of their garden organic, earth-friendly, and local.
For locavores, apples are the perfect fall food, and this apple crisp is the perfect fall dessert!
Natalie DeWitt prepared 6 unique pumpkin fillings and 4 unique crusts. Which pumpkin pie will win out in the taste test?
We’re focusing on Indiana fruits. Paw paws transform some sliced apples into a unique starter dish. Then, a recipe for traditional persimmon bread pudding.
Conventional vs. organic eggs: what's the difference?
Farmers markets are just one way to support local agriculture. Jeff Sharp is researching how to make the market for local food more efficient and sustainable.