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California farmers’ markets seeing uneven recovery

Farmers' markets have long drawn thousands of shoppers during peak summer season for many crops. But growers say the pandemic upset that trend and its impacts linger, even as markets ease COVID-19 restrictions and try... more »

Guide to Colorado-grown products in 2021 Farm Fresh Directory

As Coloradans look forward to returning to typical summer activities, farmers’ markets and fresh produce stands are once again becoming the top destinations for outdoor excursions. The Colorado Department of Agriculture’s 37th annual Colorado Farm... more »

Evergreen Creations’ Spookley Farm Program marks 20th anniversary

Spookley the Square Pumpkin is turning 20 this fall and Evergreen Creations, an agritourism industry provider of farm-friendly “edutainment” content, is offering up some fun ways for farms and their visitors to be a key... more »

Small scale Florida growers linked with post-pandemic digital marketing options

Small-scale grower operations have their advantages despite being challenged by access to large markets and limits on resources. In urban and rural environments, challenges that emerged from COVID-19 brought small-scale farms to light. Having an... more »

Pennsylvania encourages farmers’ markets to get free equipment for SNAP

Pennsylvania Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding and Human Services Secretary Teresa Miller recently highlighted an opportunity for farmers' markets to address food security in their local communities and expand their consumer base by taking advantage of... more »

Free marketing webinars for ag, food operators offered in Colorado

The Colorado Department of Agriculture is offering six free virtual marketing webinars this spring to help educate ag and food business owners on state-of-the-art ways to connect with consumers through the latest public relations, marketing,... more »

Penny Leff retiring April 11 as California agritourism coordinator

Penny Leff has spent her time at University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources working as a champion of all things that blend agriculture and tourism (“agritourism”). Leff first brought her creative approach to University... more »

Riverdance Farms finds success with farm-visiting crowd

Like most small-to-medium farms across the country, Riverdance Farms in Livingston, California had to – and still is – navigating the new farm business landscape in this COVID-19 era. Consumer demands have undoubtedly changed, some... more »

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