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Virginia helps make the healthy choice the easy choice

Fresh produce isn’t hard to come by at any of Virginia’s more than 250 farmers markets. Some might call the rainbow of offerings, from bright red tomatoes this summer to earthy purple beets this fall,... more »

October proclaimed as as Michigan Agritourism Month by Gov. Whitmer

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has proclaimed October as Michigan Agritourism Month. The month-long celebration recognizes the economic and social benefits of agritourism to our state’s farms and communities. Michigan Agritourism Month is a special time to... more »

Farmers who sell locally eligible for new USDA insurance policy

The USDA is rolling out a new insurance option specifically for agricultural producers with small farms who sell locally. The new Micro Farm policy simplifies record keeping and covers post-production costs like washing and value-added... more »

Projects building on Colorado Proud brand funded by grant program

Applications are now open to Colorado farmers, ranchers, and food businesses looking to show they’re Colorado Proud. The Colorado Proud Marketing and Technical Assistance grant program will award competitive grants to Colorado food and agricultural... more »

Online Fresh Ideas Showcase announced by PMA

Produce Marketing Association has announced that an Online Fresh Ideas Showcase, where companies can share their innovative products and services, will be available for buyers to see the newest flavors and solutions. “Each year countless products, services... more »

North Carolina SweetPotato Commission partners with Ripe Revival

2021 has brought a year of celebration for the North Carolina SweetPotato Commission as they began celebrating their 60th anniversary milestone. To continue in that celebratory spirit, NCSPC has announced their partnership with Ripe Revival to... more »

UC publishes community food guides to connect farmers, buyers

Over the past year, many farmers have had to navigate rapid shifts in marketing practices since the COVID-19 pandemic disrupted traditional food-supply systems. During this time, establishing relationships with local vendors has become necessary for... more »

North American Farmers’ Direct Marketing Association’s event set

The North American Farmers’ Direct Marketing Association's Agritourism Conference & EXPO is the premier event and trade show for everyone in the agritourism industry including operators, owners, managers and agriculture industry professionals. The NAFDMA Agritourism... more »

Current Issue

Old Dominion Organic Farms has tobacco history, organic is the future

Pythium in cucurbits: Temperature decides species

Small grower goes big in sustainable packaging effort

Getting started with greenhouse tomatoes is EXPO topic

Meet the Fruit & Vegetable 40 Under Forty Class of 2021

Farm Market column: Seek a brand that builds positive customer response

Notes from the Farm column: Machine maintenance proceeds amid world’s woes

National Council of Agricultural Employers column: A show of hands outlines US farm labor trends

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