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  • Wine and dine for charity at the SWANK TABLE al fresco dinner series
    Wine and dine for charity at the SWANK TABLE al fresco dinner series
    Each year, Swank Specialty Produce, an all-natural farm in Loxahatchee, hosts SWANK TABLE, a series of al fresco multi-course dinners from which a portion of the proceeds are donated to a local charity. Meals are prepared with fresh, locally-grown...
  • Homegrown Gourmet, farm fresh at home
    Farm fresh at home with Homegrown Gourmet
    As the days of summer fade, the plethora of farmer's markets dwindle. Instead of driving from city to city, resourceful homes find of way to create their own farm fresh ingredients at home. Homegrown Gourmet is the perfect solution for the...
  • Chipotle Plans to Serve More 20 Million Pounds of Locally Grown Produce in 2014
    Chipotle Plans to Serve More 20 Million Pounds of Locally Grown Produce in 2014
    Commitment underscores Chipotle’s support for local farmsChipotle Mexican Grillplans to purchase more than 20 million pounds of locally grown produce in its restaurants this year, up from its 2013 goal of 15 million pounds. As the only...
  • Forage for greens in your own yard or barter with neighbors to save on produce.
    Tips for saving on produce
    Tips for saving on grocery items like produce can help you get more bang for your buck. Here are several ways you can save on your next grocery bill. Try one or try all of these proven methods to help your household budget during this tough...
  • Indy Glean Team: Five ways to share produce with the hungry
    Indy Glean Team: Five ways to share produce with the hungry
    For Indy residents who love fresh food and want to share it with neighbors in need, here are five easy ways to glean for the hungry.At home: manage produce overflowSummer is here which means vacation season. Rather than let produce rot at home...
  • Westover Farmer's Market
    Sunday morning at Westover Farmer's Market
    Arlington Outdoors brings you to the Westover Farmer’s Market this Sunday morning. Farmer’s Markets like this is where you will find the freshest, and often organically grown produce, among other things. Take a shopping bag or two, and...
  • Winfree Cart
    Handcrafted wood and metal art by Winfree Works
    Hamilton Farmers Market in Montana is featuring artists Tom and Holly Winfree all summer long. See their amazing wood and metal arts and crafts at their most unusual and unique booth in space 41. Winfree Works is a family business making unique...
  • Top ten vendors at Chicago's Green City Market
    Top ten vendors at Chicago’s Green City Market
    Chicago’s largest farmers market recently kicked off its sixteenth year, moving its diverse range of local, sustainably raised produce to its summer location at the south end of Lincoln Park. The Green City Market, open in the park from 7am...
  • Andy Radin of URI Extension shared the results of his Tomato Management and Variety Trials at a Vegetable Growers Twilight Meeting.
    High tunnel tomato variety trials
    Four RI farms participated in a 13-variety tomato trial in 2013. The trials were funded through a 1-year $15,000 Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education (SARE) Partnership Grant titled “Realizing the potential of high...
  • Are organic farmers the new doctors
    Are organic farmers the new doctors
    It’s so important to know where your food comes from. Buying organic produce at your local farmers markets keeps the community healthy and the money goes directly back to the farmer. It’s better for the family and the environment. Buy...
  • root cellar
    Advantages of root cellars
    Root cellars, the ancient technology that makes year round enjoyment of fresh produce possible, are currently experiencing a rediscovery, but not merely because of the pleasures of eating self-grown food, but also because of the actual possibility...
  • Spinach & mushroom gratin
    Spinach and mushroom gratin recipe
    I’m so excited it’s CSA time again and spring shares are back in circulation. Last week, I picked up a full share from La Nay Ferme in Provo just in time for Easter weekend. There are lots of beautiful greens including arugula, spring...
  • 6 ways to save money on food
    6 ways to save money on food
    When you’re on a budget and trying to save money, one of the worst mistakes you can make is sacrificing quality food. Good food not only improves your mood, but it is also responsible for your health. Poor food can lead to a variety of...
  • USDA provides $3 million fund to help feed hungry honeybees
    USDA provides $3 million fund to help feed hungry honeybees
    Help is on the way for American honeybees, according to an announcement Tuesday, Feb. 26, by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). Farmers and ranchers in five Midwest states will be eligible to receive up to $3 million in funding allocated...
  • Lettuce and spinach have been a source of food-born illness
    Wash your produce with vinegar solution
    Spinach, lettuce, berries, and apples: they all can cost a lot of money. They all can contribute to a healthy diet or, when contaminated, give you a food-borne illness such as E-coli. If you have been gambling that your produce is okay and doesn&...