A traditional Midwestern farm that raised 350 acres of field crops and milked 50 cows a day has successfully converted to a small vegetable growing and farm market business over the past 26 years.
Precaution and prevention are key factors in making sure your farm is properly insured and protected against claims. Mark Epple, a Michigan Farm Bureau Insuranc... more
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Because many farm markets have been in business for generations, you might have customers who visit because their parents did before. By further devel... more »
In 2016, many farmers' markets participating in both the Food Insecurity Nutrition Incentive and Farmers Market Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Prog... more »
As this season’s temperatures begin to cool down, Ocean Mist Farms is planning for its artichokes, known as Frost Kissed artichokes.
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Ron Goldy was waiting in his dentist’s office one day when a video playing in the corner caught his eye. The video was high-definition, with no narr... more »
More than 160 passengers from across the U.S. and Canada departed from the Amway Grand Plaza in Grand Rapids, Mich., on Dec. 5 for a day-long tour. Th... more »
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has reappointed four members to the Federal Crop Insurance Corporation (FCIC) board of directors. James Bardenhagen,... more »
To honor retiring Produce Marketing Association (PMA) CEO Bryan Silbermann, a new award honoring his collaborative leadership style is being establish... more »
Food Marketing Institute (FMI) will retire the 2017 FMI Show, known as FMI Connect, originally scheduled to be held in Chicago next June.
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A New York State Grown & Certified program has been launched, as well as a new $20 million food hub in the Bronx to increase access to farm-fresh ... more »
In addition to a large trade show with more than 450 exhibitors, this year’s Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable and Farm Market EXPO will offer a variety ... more »