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2013-01-19 23:04:25

Following an article published by Agri-View which discusses what the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 means for farmers, Colle Farmers Market offers a response. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) January 18, 2013 On January 18, Colle Farmers Market responds to an article published by Agri-View concerning the effect that Congress´ fiscal cliff deal will have on farmers. The American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 is what helped Congress come to a solution to avoid the impending “fiscal...

2012-12-16 05:03:06

Following an article in The Washington Post that focuses on a farmer education program in Salinas, California, organic market community, Colle, responds to this program. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) December 14, 2012 On December 14, organic farmers market community, Colle, comments on the Agriculture and Land-Based Association program to help bring in low-income minority farmworkers into an Anglo-dominated industry. According to [The Washington Post, since the program´s creation in 2001, the...

2012-09-07 23:00:51

Following an article published for Knox News discussing the efforts of thirteen year old organic farming activist Birke Baehr, the online farmers market community Colle offers their support. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) September 06, 2012 On September 6th, Colle, an online farmers market community, supports an article published on knoxnews.com regarding the efforts of a young organic food advocate who has recently published his first children´s book, Birke on the Farm which encourages organic...

2012-09-06 23:01:31

Colle, the first online virtual marketplace, responds to an article published for the North Country Public Radio which focuses on a downtown revitalization project in Watertown, New York. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) September 05, 2012 On September 5th, Colle, an organic farmers market community, commends an article published for North Country Public Radio which discusses the positive changes for farmers markets in Watertown, New York brought on by their downtown revitalization project. According to...

2012-08-29 23:02:30

Following an article published on MASSlive.com, Colle, the organic online farmers market community, praises the efforts of an organic farming conference held at the University of Massachusetts. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) August 28, 2012 On August 28th, Colle, the organic farmers market community, commends an article published on MASSlive.com about the Northeast Organic Farming Association conference that was held at the University of Massachusetts. According to the article, the University of...

2012-08-24 23:01:06

Colle farmers market community commends an article published in Rochester: Your News Now regarding the staff at Wegmans Food Market and their five years of organic farming success. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) August 23, 2012 August 23rd, Colle, a farmers market community supports an article released for Rochester: Your News Now which discusses the success of Wegmans Food Market and how they have expanded and improved their organic farm for the past five years. The article states that Wegmans Food...

2012-08-18 23:03:32

With health consciousness on the rise and demand for organic produce steadily increasing, industry revenue is expected to benefit. The aging population and an increase in the number of Hispanics and Asian-Americans will also have a positive effect, as these groups tend to purchase more fruit and vegetables. However, despite these positive effects, industry operators will continue to be threatened by traditional supermarkets and big box stores that aim to provide the same variety and quality...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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