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2009-06-09 10:37:00

Farmers Market Nutrition Program Provides $20 Vouchers for Fresh Fruits and Vegetables HARRISBURG, Pa., June 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- State and federal agriculture officials helped kick-off this year's Farmers Market Nutrition Program at the Farm Show Farmers Market in Harrisburg today.

2009-05-26 17:52:00

100 year-old Northwest company joins Tacoma mayor, public library in bringing greater awareness to eating food grown locally ROY, Wash., May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Omelets don't get any more fresh than cooked up right on the farm where the eggs were produced and gathered.

2009-05-12 15:51:00

Venerable Northwest brand celebrates success as fourth generation, family-operated business ROY, Wash., May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- This year marks the 100th anniversary of Wilcox Family Farms.

2009-05-06 08:13:00

MINNEAPOLIS, May 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Parishioners at Guardian Angels Catholic Church in Minnesota do more than donate food to a local food shelf -- they actually grow it themselves.

2009-04-21 07:08:00

PHILADELPHIA, April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Listen Up America! President Obama knows what he's doing when it comes to the economy, but he's a bit of a picky eater when it comes to his veggies. Unlike former President George W.

2009-04-15 07:26:00

LOS ANGELES, April 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Just announced by a consumer resource publisher, the new Grocery Sale Shopper Website is designed to help the California consumer quickly and easily view multiple stores and sources of food and groceries to see current sales, compare prices, keep up-to-date on product alerts, recalls, and much more. The site includes grocery stores, supermarkets, health food stores, food cooperatives (coops), farmers' markets, and U-Pick (pick-your-own) farms.

2009-04-03 11:22:00

$96,400 in Federal Grants Announced for Farm Markets, Stands in 27 Counties HARRISBURG, Pa., April 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania farmers markets and farm stands that market fresh, local produce directly to consumers received a boost today as Agriculture Secretary Dennis Wolff announced federal support for 39 projects in 27 counties that will increase participation in food assistance programs and help farmers remain viable in tough economic times. The state-administered,...

2009-04-03 10:56:00

Organic and Local Farmers Seek Protections in Washington CORNUCOPIA, Wis., April 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Momentum is building in Congress for new food safety reforms aimed at addressing the growing cycle of food contamination outbreaks.

2009-04-01 18:31:00

Stone-Buhr's FindTheFarmer.com Connects Consumers with Farmers SAN FRANCISCO, April 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Farmers market shoppers are familiar with the joys of tasting farm-fresh foods and meeting the local farmers who bring them to market.

2009-03-18 13:30:00

Economic Impact Analysis of Pilot Program Shows a Nearly 2-to-1 Multiplier for Every Dollar Invested in Local Food for the Lunchroom PORTLAND, Ore., March 18 /PRNewswire/ -- As state lawmakers search for ways to immediately stimulate Oregon's malnourished economy, a new economic impact analysis proves that investing in locally produced foods for the school lunchroom fortifies the state's economy with dollars previously spent elsewhere.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.