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Beginning, small farmers find opportunities at Dixon Farm

A few hundred yards from the Kidwell Road off ramp from Highway 80 heading into Dixon from the east, Rich and Shelly Collins have built a small incuba... READ MORE »

MIFMA celebrates 10th anniversary

The Michigan Farmers Market Association (MIFMA) is celebrating its tenth anniversary on April 20 to promote its mission to “Work with and for far... READ MORE »

CIFT to host seminar on handling, storing food

Educating food businesses on the countless number of food-borne illnesses and product recalls that could be avoided through proper handling, processin... READ MORE »

USDA invests $4.8M in university agricultural programs

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) has issued 19 grants totaling $4,790,100 to support agri... READ MORE »

Michigan Farmers Market Association conducting sales survey

The Michigan Farmers Market Association (MIFMA) recently received a Specialty Crop Block Grant that will allow the association to promote, market and ... READ MORE »

2017 MAFVC Farm Market Bus Tour

The 2017 Mid-Atlantic Fruit and Vegetable Convention Farm Market Bus Tour was held Jan. 30 in York County, Pennsylvania. The organizations visited wer... READ MORE »

InTents Conference aims to help grow farmers’ markets

The first ever InTents Conference is coming to Mission Bay in San Diego Sunday, March 19-21, to help new and established farmers, artisan food makers ... READ MORE »

Results of first USDA local foods survey released

More than 167,000 U.S. farms locally produced and sold food through direct marketing practices, resulting in $8.7 billion in revenue in 2015, accordin... READ MORE »

USDA grants aim to help local food sector

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) made available $27 million in grants to fund projects designed to s... READ MORE »

Rule changed on SNAP promotion at farmers’ markets

In 2016, many farmers' markets participating in both the Food Insecurity Nutrition Incentive and Farmers Market Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Prog... READ MORE »


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