Farmers’ Market

South Carolina farmer of the year grows vegetables

The Sunbelt Ag Expo recently named fruit and vegetable grower Sidi Limehouse its 2019 South Carolina farmer of the year. Limehouse studied Agricultural Engineering... more »

Ocean Mist merchandizing effort in New York a success

Ocean Mist Farms reports an increase in artichoke sales through strategic creative retail displays and well-executed promotions in partnership with Four Seasons Produce. In June, Four Seasons Produce worked directly with Lexington Co-op Markets in Buffalo,... more »

Rubén Ramírez joins PMA as general manager in Mexico

The Produce Marketing Association (PMA) has hired Rubén Ramírez as PMA general manager in Mexico, a full-time position. Ramírez will be a resource and in-country support for members of PMA and the industry at large,... more »

Alaskan growers featured on History Channel’s ‘The American Farm’

No roads lead to Bethel, Alaska, but for months bush pilots will leave town with boxes full of fruit and vegetables for households in villages within a 150-mile radius. Tim and Lisa Meyers have established... more »

CSA lists guide operators to meet demand at Coneflower Farm

Preference lists filled out by their customers guide Dennis Zehr and Ellen Davis-Zehr of Coneflower Farm near Princeton, Illinois, to grow and deliver produce that best meets the members’ needs. That’s important because Princeton is... more »

Alaska growers featured Thursday in season finale for TV series

The History Channel's eight-part exploration of U.S. agriculture will finish the season 10 p.m. Thursday, May 23 with a glimpse of growing vegetables in the far north. The series, called The American Farm, follows growers... more »

Webinar set for Farmers Market and Local Food Promotion Program

On May 9, 2019, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) announced the availability of $27 million in grants to strengthen market opportunities for local and regional food producers and businesses through... more »

Greenhouses, farm markets a new career for Michigan man

The hard work of having a greenhouse may not appeal to most people, but it was a new beginning for Jim and Cathy Tomlin of End Of The Lane Plants and Produce of Deford, Michigan.... more »


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