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New educational sessions at the 2019 GLEXPO

The upcoming Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable & Farm Market EXPO promises to bring the latest must-see educational sessions to the industry. While the EXPO offers many educational sessions by crop, the organizers also bring general... more »

High-end agritourism: Taylor grows for chefs, wine estate guests

High-end wine estates, restaurants and boutique farm-themed hotels are becoming popular around the country. While their growing operations themselves don’t resemble traditional commercial agriculture, they do generate substantial income from farm visitors who stay or... more »

Georgia farm leads in apple orchard contest

Folks across the country are voting online for their favorite apple orchards in a contest organized by USA Today's 10Best.com. Twenty orchards are involved in the online contest, featuring orchards in California, Georgia, Indiana, Michigan,... more »

Produce grower is South Carolina farmer of the year

The Sunbelt Ag Expo recently named fruit and vegetable grower Sidi Limehouse  its 2019 South Carolina farmer of the year. Limehouse studied Agricultural... more »

CSA lists guide operators to meet demand at Coneflower Farm

Preference lists filled out by their customers guide Dennis Zehr and Ellen Davis-Zehr of Coneflower Farm near Princeton, Illinois, to grow and deliver produce that best meets the members’ needs. That’s important because Princeton is... more »

Minnesota agritourism tour planned for July

A July tour of Minnesota agritourism is being offered by the North American Farmers’ Direct Marketing Association (NAFDMA). Thirteen farms will be visited during the two days of the tour, July 23-24, with buses departing... more »

Lyman Orchards donates $28,549 to the American Cancer Society

Every fall, thousands of visitors travel to Lyman Orchards in MIddlefield, Connecticut, to get lost in their famous 4-acre corn maze. This fun and festive seasonal tradition is a New England favorite that makes a major impact... more »

Farmers Market and Local Food Promotion Program webinar set

On May 9, 2019, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) announced the availability of $27 million in grants to strengthen market opportunities for local and regional food producers and businesses through... more »


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