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Posts tagged local food

February 24, 2017


Indiana Grocers Adapt To Growing Demand For Local, Organic Food

Organic food sales in the United States have grown exponentially, and Hoosier grocery stores are adapting to the demand.

November 27, 2015


Bloomington Farmer’s Market Sends Off A Difficult Season

Farmer’s Market Coordinator Marcia Veldman says this growing season was challenging for most farmers due to heavy flooding, followed by droughts, in the summer.

August 25, 2015


Farmers, Advocates Address Moving Local Food Forward

The Indiana Grown program, which launched in July, markets agricultural products grown and processed in the state to retailers, restaurants and consumers.

July 27, 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


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.

September 17, 2014


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 6, 2012


County Extension Agents Host Public Meetings on Food Hubs

The extension agents are gauging interest in the kind of food hub that would benefit local residents.

May 19, 2012


Local Grower’s Guild Plans Bloomington Online Food Hub

Community members discuss ways to create a local food hub for restaurants and residents.

May 11, 2012


Food Prices Break New Record In Indiana

The Indiana Farm Bureau shows prices have increased 3 percent from last quarter and broken a record set in 2008.

July 21, 2008


Wal-Mart Wants Local Produce

With food prices up across the country, Wal-Mart is cutting shipping costs by making inroads into the local produce market, but Wal-Mart's success in the local food market will depend on Indiana farmers.

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