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2013-05-13 23:23:45

Following an article published by Fresh Plaza regarding the increase in sales of organic farming products in the United Arab Emirates, Colle Farmers Market says pushing for more organic food could help the environment and improve health. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) May 13, 2013 On May 13, Colle Farmers Market responds to an article published by Fresh Plaza, which discusses the increase in sales of organic food in supermarkets in the United Arab Emirates. According to the article published by Fresh...

2013-05-09 23:29:07

New research from Charleston|Orwig indicates definitions of “local” vary by age, can include national brands. Hartland, WI (PRWEB) May 09, 2013 New research confirms that interest in locally sourced foods is taking hold among consumers who equate “local” with “fresh” and “healthier” and who want to support their local economy. Yet definitions of “local” vary widely by age group and were found to encompass national brands, according...

2013-05-09 23:24:48

Nineteen of the top 20 highest maternal mortality rates by country are in Sub-Saharan Africa. BRAC is adapting its proven maternal healthcare model to countries in the region. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 09, 2013 For the occasion of Mother's Day this year, BRAC USA has launched "No Mother Stands Alone," a campaign to reduce maternal mortality through grassroots mobilization and entrepreneurship in countries most in need of better maternal health. The campaign invites all those who believe in...

2013-05-07 23:27:22

The agricultural portal will disseminate information about crops and market trends (PRWEB) May 07, 2013 Farmers from across the globe will be able to access information related to crop cycles, fertilizers, seeds, irrigation styles and marketing techniques from the newly launched kisanhelp.com. The site has been launched by a group of Indian entrepreneurs, who have many years of experience in the agriculture sector. The site will work on a collaborative basis to facilitate sharing of...

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...


Word of the Day
holluschickie
  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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