Biogas, spring jelly, and one billion plants for pollinators.
Federal grant money will go to support direct sales to consumers, as well as supply chain development.
Confusion about “natural” food claims, good news for chickens, and a tool to chart your farming future.
The “Local Foods, Local Places” program will help develop a farmers market and other health and wellness programs for the town’s new central library plaza.
The program will allow farmers to receive up to $50,000 in low-interest loans to help with land and building purchases.
The U.S. government released revised dietary guidelines urging Americans to eat more vegetables and less sugar, but shied away from explicitly recommending a reduction in red meat.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has published a trio of guides designed to help producers transition into organic farming and gain organic certification.
N.C. State University received a $248,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to fund a project to help low-income shoppers buy fresh, local food from farmers markets.