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2013-05-03 23:22:40

Feather Down Farm Days USA (http://www.featherdown.com), the world's largest provider of farm stays, has announced plans to greatly expand its family-run farm stays in North America. Feather Down now offers farm stay lodging in California, Illinois and New York and plans accommodations on 150 sites. Oroville, Calif. (PRWEB) May 03, 2013 More North American farmers will be harvesting profits from farm stays in the near future, according to Daan van der Starre, director of Feather Down Farm...

2013-04-29 23:00:53

Following an article published by the New York Daily News outlining ways to participate in Earth Day, Colle Farmers Market says Earth Day is extremely important, but purchasing local vegetables and planting organic gardens on a regular basis is better. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) April 29, 2013 On April 29, Colle Farmers Market responds to an article published by the New York Daily News detailing how people could help the environment on Earth Day. According to the article published by the New York...

2013-03-28 23:01:10

Colle Farmers Market lists the top five reasons why small organic farmers could benefit from being part of an online community. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) March 28, 2013 On March 28, 2013, Colle Farmers Market lists five reasons organic farmers might consider joining the first online directory and virtual market place for natural vendors and organic farmers. Joining an online alliance of organic growers and farmers is a great way to build a “strength in numbers” campaign and take...

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...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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