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USDA program boosts local crops from California’s underserved farmers

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is funding a program in California that will buy and distribute locally grown, produced and processed food from underserved producers. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced the program July 27 during... more »

IFPA applauds introduction of bill supporting healthy meals for kids

The International Fresh Produce Association commends leadership of the House Committee on Education and Labor for its recent commitment to the health of U.S. children via the introduction of the Healthy Meals, Healthy Kids Act,... more »

Strategies for selling at produce auctions

Agriculture is a subculture of our society. Produce auctions are a subculture of agriculture and are not always fully understood by folks working in the food system. I and two Extension colleagues are part of... more »

Farmers’ markets rebound, but effects of pandemic remain

Michael and Nancy Neils knew exactly what they wanted - and where to find it -at the certified farmers' market at Arden Fair Mall in Sacramento. The Sacramento couple marched from booth to booth at... more »

2022 Farm Fresh Directory now available in Colorado

The Colorado Department of Agriculture’s 38th annual Colorado Farm Fresh Directory will help consumers find farmers’ markets, roadside stands, u-picks, and more in their local areas. The 2022 edition is also available in Spanish. “The... more »

America’s Farmers Market Celebration offering $10,000 in prizes

American Farmland Trust and the Farmers Market Coalition kicked off the 14th annual America’s Farmers Market Celebration (AFMC) on June 20 - the only annual ranking of the top farmers' markets in the United States... more »

Sammy Duda named Duda Farm Fresh Foods CEO-elect

Samuel “Sammy” Duda, has been named CEO-elect of vegetable and citrus grower Duda Farm Fresh Foods. He previously was president. The decision marks the culmination of a nearly year-long process led by Duda’s board of... more »

Inflation continues to influence spending habits

The height, the widespread nature and the continued acceleration of inflation dominated the headlines in May. Whether in the grocery store, at the pump or at the movies, consumers were paying more. “But the focus... more »

Current Issue

August 2022 issue of Vegetable Growers News

Family, dedication fuel Georgia onion grower’s success

West Coast growers battle water shortages

University of Idaho researchers help develop solar-powered weeding robot

SC farming family legacy passes century mark

Greenhouse operation grows, processes and serves tomato dishes to tourists

Tools, techniques don’t solve celery meltdown

Great Lakes EXPO: Delivering the ultimate farm market

Farm Market column: What’s the difference between markup and profit?

Ag Labor Review: Will 2022 be remembered as the Year of Ag Labor Regulations?

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