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Posts tagged local farms

December 29, 2017

 

Americans Love Spices. So Why Don’t We Grow Them?

Growing vanilla and cinnamon might be a challenge in the temperate U.S., but there are plenty of other spices that could boost local farm economies.

June 6, 2017

 

As Organic Industry Grows, It Edges Toward Mainstream

The counter-culture movement that once agitated the food industry from the periphery has grown much closer to conventional.

April 8, 2017

 

Broth-Loving Hipsters Are Pushing Up The Price Of Bones

With bone broth mania sweeping parts of the U.S., cheap bones are harder to come by. Some broth makers are moving to new bones, like alpaca.

February 13, 2014

Seafood Season 

Finch’s Brasserie May Be Landlocked But Its Seafood Is Fresh

Finch's Brasserie takes pride in supporting local farms, but in order to serve the freshest seafood possible, they have to fly it in from the coasts.

December 28, 2013

Won't You Be My Neighbor 

Forget The Golf Course, Subdivisions Build Around Farms

A new model for suburban development is springing up across the country that taps into the local food movement.

June 11, 2013

Cheap And Fresh? 

Walmart Commits to Buying Produce From Local Growers

As part of its healthy food initiative, Wal-Mart has announced it will buy 80 percent of its fresh produce directly from local growers.

November 28, 2012

Feed The World 

The Local-Global Food Connection

Sending corn and soybeans abroad is just part of the equation when it comes to figuring out how we’ll feed the projected 9 billion people on Earth by 2050.

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