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2013-03-21 23:02:59

North Carolina´s “10% Farm to Fork” Campaign is encouraging the state´s citizens to spend more on locally grown produce. Colle Farmers Market applauds the initiative, encouraging more states to implement similar campaigns. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) March 21, 2013 On March 21, Colle Farmers Market issues a statement commending North Carolina´s 10% Farm to Fork Campaign. According to an article from the Sanford Herald, the campaign is encouraging people to spend 10...

2013-03-14 12:30:14

BOULDER, Colo., March 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Slow Money, named one of the "top five trends in finance," hosts its fourth Slow Money National Gathering April 29-30 in Boulder, Colorado. (Register at www.slowmoney.org.) In just three years, Slow Money has emerged as a major new funder of local food systems, moving $23 million into small food businesses around the country, including farms, creameries, grain mills, niche organic brands, local processing, distribution and seed...

2013-03-07 12:25:11

2013 MamboTrack Market LOHAS Research Study Shows Eco Consumer Focus on Product Sourcing BOSTON, March 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2013 MamboTrack Annual Natural and Organic Product Survey among 1,003 health and eco consumers, by Market Dynamics - Market LOHAS (Lifestyle of Health and Sustainability) and laz pr reveals that conscious shoppers are increasing their spend on organics, sourcing food products, seeking out Non-GMO, and buying sustainable 'Farm to Table' food products...

2013-02-14 08:33:25

MOBILE, Ala., Feb. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Emerging ChangeMakers Network ("ECN") today called on impact investors to support women who contribute to rural food production and distribution. "In Alabama, when you're talking agriculture and food, a woman is always going to be in the room," said Jessica Norwood, ECN Founder and Director. "Jetset.com has put Birmingham in its Top 6 best places to visit in 2013. Spend a few days there, then drive an hour west to enter the agricultural Black...

2013-02-13 23:04:18

The Greater Kansas City Food Policy Coalition is kicking off the “Karat Gold” program and encouraging couples to forgo the chocolates this year and go to restaurants that use locally sourced food. Kansas City, MO (PRWEB) February 13, 2013 Area eateries have better access to fresh, local food thanks to the launch of the Greater Kansas City Food Policy Coalition´s (GKCFPC) “Karat Gold” program. The program, free for participants, connects restaurants,...

2013-01-29 08:23:11

MONTEREY, Calif., Jan. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Greener Fields Together, a groundbreaking, industry-wide sustainability and local produce initiative launched by America's leading produce distributor, PRO*ACT, has partnered with NSF International to provide food safety and good agricultural practices education and verification for local farms. Bringing NSF International, a global food safety leader, onto the Greener Fields Together team is an important step toward achieving one of the...

2013-01-11 05:01:38

Studio partners with Thirst and CMAP to raise awareness about local food production Chicago, IL (PRWEB) January 10, 2013 Mode Project, a Chicago-based design and production studio, has produced a new short film that explores the region´s opportunities to create revenue and jobs by boosting local food production. The project, titled Planning for A Sustainable Local Food System was developed for design studio Thirst and its client, the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP)....

2013-01-08 08:32:54

BROOKLYN, N.Y., Jan. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Slow Food USA announced today that Richard McCarthy will join the organization as Executive Director. McCarthy has been a Slow Food USA member since 2001 and brings 17 years of executive leadership experience in the non-profit sector. He will begin on January 22, 2013. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130108/DC38427) "Richard's deep understanding of both food producers and consumers and his proven success in creating...

2012-12-04 08:22:08

BUFFALO, N.Y. and MONTEREY, Calif., Dec. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Delaware North Companies, one of the nation's largest hospitality groups, has signed an agreement to become the first major hospitality and foodservice company to join Greener Fields Together, the sustainability program recently launched by leading national produce distributor, PRO*ACT. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121002/SF83612LOGO) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121113/MM11923LOGO) The food...

2012-11-21 08:22:52

LANCASTER, Pa., Nov. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Digital solutions agency Williams Forrest today announces a win at the Sustainability Hackathon sponsored by BMW i in NYC November 16-18. Williams Forrest joined New York City-based agency kbs+ to form a team representing their mutual client BMW NA at the event. Team members spent three days conceiving, creating and coding an application that ultimately took first prize. Fresh(TM), the winning app concept, is a virtual farmers market for...