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2014-06-30 23:15:25

GreenAcres Market announced as 2014 Retailer of the Year award winner by distinguished national trade magazine. South Plainfield, NJ (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 WholeFoods Magazine, one of the country’s most distinguished trade publications for natural products retailers, has announced GreenAcres Market as its 2014 Retailer of the Year. This prestigious industry award, now in its 25th year, recognizes those natural product retailers that have a business philosophy that focuses on innovation...

2014-06-04 11:14:56

University of Illinois College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences When participants in a local Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) program received vouchers for fruits and vegetables at area farmers markets, they ate a greater variety of vegetables and more often chose fruits or vegetables as snacks. But a survey comparing prices at grocery stores and farmers markets showed that better produce prices could be found in local supermarkets, says a new University of Illinois...

2014-05-27 23:13:42

Custom food labels from Lightning Labels help farmers attract the attention of customers. Denver, CO (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 The summer months are coming, which is the perfect time for farmers to design custom jam labels to help them sell their home-grown products at farmers' markets to eager customers. Farmers' markets are huge business opportunities in the summer because people look to spend more time outside to enjoy the warm weather. Farmers' markets provide a chance to bask...

2014-05-27 23:01:59

Farmers markets across Minnesota sign on to accept EBT and offer Market Bucks incentive; ease of use and increased buying power fuels increase in number of SNAP participants shopping at markets Eagan, Minnesota (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 Access to fresh, affordable food continues to be a challenge that low-income Minnesotans face as they strive to eat healthier. A collaborative effort by rural and urban farmers markets, the Center for Prevention at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota (Blue...

2014-04-29 23:20:46

The 2014 Farmers Market season will feature a Wednesday market from 2-6 p.m. at the Heritage Center on Steinwehr Avenue to better accommodate working patrons. Gettysburg, PA (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 The Adams County Farmers’ Market Association, ACFMA, recently announced the relocation of the Wednesday market to a more convenient location at the Gettysburg Heritage Center at 297 Steinwehr Ave. This new downtown location positions the farmers market in the business district of Gettysburg...

2014-03-01 23:03:34

Following an article posted on NJ.com, Colle Farmers Market, advocate for organic farm, explains when to buy organic food products. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) March 01, 2014 Colle Farmers Market, advocate for organic farms, offers advice to consumers on when they should buy organic versus conventionally grown produce. According to a February 22nd article posted on NJ.com titled “When to Choose Organic Food Products,” deciding when to buy organic foods can be tricky. Though they are...

2014-02-24 23:27:55

In response to an article posted on Mother Earth News, Colle Farmers Market, the leading online organic farmers market, discusses reasons why the “Certified Organic” label is important. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 Colle Farmers Market, a leading online organic farmers market, offers three reasons why the “Certified Organic” label is important. According to a February 14th article posted on Mother Earth News titled “Understanding the ‘Certified Organic’ Label,”...

2014-02-17 23:22:49

In response to an article published by The Produce News, Colle Farmers Market, a leading online farmers market discusses aquaponics as the future of organic farming. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) February 17, 2014 Colle Farmers Market, a leading online farmers market, details the benefits of aquaponics and its role in the future of organic farming. According to a February 5th article from Mashable titled “Aquaponics: Are Fish the Future of Organic Farming?” aquaponics is the act of growing...

2014-02-15 23:02:34

In response to an article on USDA, Colle Farmers Market, the leading online organic farmers market, discusses one Montana couple’s strategy on organic farming. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) February 15, 2014 Colle Farmers Market, an organic farmers market, responds to an article by USDA on January 2, which details how one Montana couple developed an unconventional approach toward organic farming. According to the USDA article titled “Montana Seed Growers ‘Sow’ Importance of Organic...

2014-02-12 23:04:00

In response to an article published by Food Navigator, Colle Farmers Market, a leading organic food advocate, discusses a new campaign launched by Organic Voices and the difference between naturally labeled foods. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 Colle Farmers Market, a leading organic food advocate, discusses the differences between natural and organic foods, and how the marketing industry has recently blurred the lines. According to a February 4th article from Food Navigator titled...


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