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2013-07-30 23:24:38

All summer long, customers will find fresh locally grown produce from Long Island farms at King Kullen. Bethpage, NY (PRWEB) July 30, 2013 One of the best parts of summer is enjoying farm fresh produce. Buying local fresh produce doesn’t just put healthy food on the table for families; it’s also supporting the local economy. King Kullen has been committed to buying locally grown produce from Long Island farmers for over 15 years. Every summer and autumn, King Kullen purchases...

2013-07-19 23:17:23

In response to an article published by the Watertown Daily Times, Colle Farmers Market, an organic farmers market, examines why the children of farmers are more likely to become organic farmers when they grow up. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) July 19, 2013 On July 19, Colle Farmers Market comments on an article published by the Watertown Daily Times, titled "The Next Generation of Farmers is going Organic," which discusses why the children of organic farmers are more likely to continue...

2013-07-13 23:02:08

Colle Farmers Market, provider of local vegetables, comments on an article published in Democrat and Chronicle, which asks if it is better to buy local or organic produce. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) July 13, 2013 On July 13, Colle Farmer’s Market, provider of local vegetables, discusses answers to the question of whether consumers should purchase organic or local produce posed by Democrat and Chronicle. According to an article published by Democrat and Chronicle titled, “Organic or local?...

Farmers Market Chicken Found To Contain More Pathogens
2013-07-12 05:33:17

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A small-scale study from Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences reveals raw, whole chickens purchased from farmers markets throughout Pennsylvania contained significantly higher levels of foodborne illness-causing bacteria compared to those found in grocery stores in the region. The team, led by professor and food safety extension specialist in the Department of Food Science, Catherine Cutter, purchased 100 whole chickens from...

2013-07-02 23:19:36

In response to an article published on The Washington Post, Colle Farmers Market, the first national online organic farmers market, discusses a new study showing that vegetables are responsive to light levels even after they have been picked. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) July 02, 2013 On July 2, Colle Farmers Market, the first national online organic farmers market, discusses the results of a new study showing that vegetables are able to respond to light levels even after they have been picked....

2013-06-25 23:22:58

Colle Farmers Market stresses the need for more organic farms to sell products online and why it could benefit them to market to a larger audience. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) June 25, 2013 On June 25, Colle Farmers Market, the first national online organic farmers market, stresses the need for more organic farms to sell products online and explains how it could change the way farming works. Founded last year, Colle Farmers Market is the first organic online farmers market. Though the market is...

2013-06-24 23:22:55

Tangy micro greens, peppery arugula, sun-sweet strawberries – fresh flavors abound this summer at outdoor markets on the Long Beach Peninsula and throughout Pacific County. Markets showcase local produce and products in towns of Long Beach, Ilwaco, South Bend and Raymond. LONG BEACH PENINSULA, Wash. (PRWEB) June 24, 2013 Tangy micro greens, peppery arugula, sun-sweet strawberries – fresh flavors abound this summer at outdoor markets on Washington’s Long Beach Peninsula and...


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  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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