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Stories Tagged "farmers markets"

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Tech Startups Create Virtual Farmers Market

posted on December 27, 2013 at 12:40 PM

A new crop of tech startups has begun to change the way people buy local groceries, creating new opportunities for small farmers and food makers. Full Story

SC Agriculture Agency Sees New Ways To Push Market

posted on October 26, 2012 at 12:52 PM

The Legislature's Joint Bond Review Committee has approved a request to use $760,000 in accrued interest to advertise and direct drivers to the market. Full Story

Number of US Farmers Markets Surges

posted on August 3, 2012 at 2:23 PM

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) - The U.S. Department of Agriculture says the number of urban farmers markets has proliferated across the nation, driven by a demand for locally grown fruits and vegetables. After 18 years of steady increases, there are now... Full Story

Farmers Markets Getting Money to Take Food Stamps

posted on May 11, 2012 at 4:34 PM

Money available for farmers markets

posted on May 4, 2012 at 2:29 PM

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has $10 million available for farmers markets and community-support agriculture programs. Full Story

Chicago gets 5 new farmers markets

posted on April 27, 2012 at 5:51 PM

Five Chicago neighborhoods will get new farmers markets starting this summer. Full Story

Growers Cheery as Winter Farmers' Markets Swell

posted on January 2, 2009 at 8:01 PM

MONTPELIER, Vt (AP) -- The snow might be piling up in Vermont, but farmers are still selling their produce. Full Story

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