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People Consume Fruits, Vegetables More Often When They Have Easy Access To Them
2013-09-04 07:56:56

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Access to adequate fruits and vegetables is problematic in low-income communities because of limited access to supermarkets and farmers' markets. Community-supported agriculture (CSA) programs may be a feasible approach for providing fresh fruits and vegetables to under-resourced communities, according to a new study from Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. CSAs link consumers to a local farm’s produce over a growing season....

2013-04-04 23:02:07

Following an article about how an organic farm in Wimauma Florida has become a way of life, Colle Farmers Market releases a statement Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) April 04, 2013 On April 4, 2013, Colle Farmers Market releases a statement following a Tampa Bay Times article by Laura Reiley regarding the organic farm My Mothers Garden in Wimauma Florida. The organic farm has become a way of life, providing local organic produce for over 20 years. According to Tampa Bay Times, “My Mothers...

2012-10-29 12:11:29

An Indiana University study that looked at consumers who buy locally grown and produced foods through farmer's markets and community-supported agriculture programs found the venues largely attract a "privileged" class of shoppers. "Our findings present a need for broadening local food opportunities beyond the privileged, higher-income consumer, through alternative payment plans and strategic efforts that make fresh foods accessible to a diversity of people," said James Farmer, assistant...


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