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How to build a farm market play area on budget

“There are reusable, repurpose-able, recyclable things all around you on your farm.”

Variety of methods keep track of farm visitors

On a busy weekend day, Tougas Family Farm can see upwards of 10,000 customers walking through its fields and orchards. Making sure everyone has paid admission, ... more

Renewal of tomato suspension pact sought by Mexican growers

Mexico and the U.S are negotiating a new five year-price minimum price suspension agreement for tomatoes. The tomato suspension agreement between M... more »

CDFA seeks to fill vacancies on California market committee

The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) has 15 vacancies on the California Certified Farmers’ Market Advisory Committee (CFMAC). Th... more »

National Direct Ag Marketing Summit set for September

United States Department of Agriculture, Farm Credit, Farmers Market Coalition, Food Distribution Research Society and National Value Added Conf... more »

New Michigan ag director pursues China trade missions

Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development Director Gordon Wenk will continue the department’s work with Michigan businesses when he l... more »

Agritourism association appoints new executive, staff team

Alexandria, Virginia-based North American Farmers’ Direct Marketing Association (NAFDMA) has selected Corey Connors as its new executive director. ... more »

Metro Atlanta mobile markets ready for another market season

There’s nothing tastier than fresh greens or summer tomatoes from the neighborhood farmers market, but if you can’t make it to a market in metro A... more »

Quarterly retail, foodservice trend reports released by United Fresh

United Fresh has released two quarterly retail and foodservice trend reports: The FreshFacts on Retail Q1 2018 report, produced in partnership wit... more »

Farm wedding venues would be protected under Michigan bill

Michigan Farm Bureau (MFB) supports a bill that has been referred to the House Agriculture Committee. House Bill 5947, introduced by Rep. Tom Barre... more »

USDA halts plans for new organic marketing board

The USDA has ended a proposed rule to establish a national research and promotion program for certified organic products. The decision also terminates... more »

Reception Honoring Women in Produce to feature Jewell

Cindy Jewell, vice president of marketing at California Giant Berry Farms, will be the honoree and featured speaker at the Reception Honoring Women in... more »


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