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Tart Cherries and Golden Honey Melons

Blog: Wally World Farmer's Market   -   Tuesday July 15, 2014   -   By Chef Michael

Tart Cherries and Golden Honey Melons I have spent an hour learning how inhumanely we treat certain animals before they arrive on our dinner plates. These articles were being read before I decided what dish to create for bible study tonight.  For our...

Salem, IL Thursday Farmer's Market, Bryan Memorial...

Blog: Wilsons Gourds   -   Wednesday June 18, 2014   -   By Karen and Paul

SAlem, Il Thursday FArmer's Market is at Bryan Memorial Park, off route 37 from 2:30 to 6:30 p.m. now through October 2014.  Lots of produce, baked goods, plants, jams, jellies, honey, teas, coffee, kettle corn, food, handmade craft items, decorative...

Make a Credible First Impression

Blog: Eat Local Food LLC   -   Saturday March 30, 2013   -   By Joan

This morning, I had an e-mail from an individual requesting advice on whether to include their website address on their new business card, even if the website wasn't up and running yet.  This person was going to attend a conference where they hoped to...

Farmers Market Promotions: Be Creative and Collabo...

Blog: Eat Local Food LLC   -   Wednesday March 27, 2013   -   By Joan

It's time to think about marketing your Farmers Market, but how can you afford to do so?  Advertising can be costly, and one-time only print advertisement might be missed by potential customers.  Billboard advertising gets more repeat attention, but...

How to Keep You Local Farmers Market Alive©

Blog: Home Farm Herbery   -   Thursday January 24, 2013   -   By Arlene

Every minute of every part of the day we are awake we have choices to be made and most of us do not recognize them, want to recognize them or when we do recognize them even consider doing anything about them.   Life is hard...

Tart Cherries and Golden Honey Melons

Blog: Conroe Saturday AM market   -   Sunday October 07, 2012   -   By Fred

I have spent an hour learning how inhumanely we treat certain animals before they arrive on our dinner plates. These articles were being read before I decided what dish to create for bible study tonight.  For our meal at family group tonight I have...

Farmers Markets & Foodshed's, Succession Planting ...

Blog: The Old Winery Farmers Market   -   Tuesday August 21, 2012   -   By Jean

What's a Foodshed you ask?  Most people who call themselves Localvore's, Foodies or the like will probably be familiar with this term, but for those of you who are not, here is a brief description and how you can make or find...

Farmers Markets & Foodshed's, Succession Planting ...

Blog: For Dragonflies And Me   -   Saturday August 18, 2012   -   By Neil & Jean

What's a Foodshed you ask?  Most people who call themselves Localvore's, Foodies or the like will probably be familiar with this term, but for those of you who are not, here is a brief description and how you can make or find...

If Every Day Were Saturday

Blog: 4 D Acres   -   Tuesday August 14, 2012   -   By Mike

If every day were Saturday, life at 4 D Acres would be tough to handle. Fortunately it comes only once a week. Saturdays are Farmers’ Market days, and because the markets open at 6:30 a.m., our day actually starts on Friday afternoon. We begin by...

Wilsons Gourds invites all to Old town Farm Market...

Blog: Wilsons Gourds   -   Friday July 20, 2012   -   By Karen and Paul

Wilsons Gourds, www.wilsonsgourds.com  invites the public to attend The Old Town Farm Market on Main Street downtown by the circle in the street and inside the Health Dept. Parking Lots from 7:30 a.m. to noon Saturday, June 21, 2012.  Lots of...

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Wilsons Gourds loves and invites all to Salem and ...

Blog: Wilsons Gourds   -   Wednesday June 27, 2012   -   By Karen and Paul

Wilsons Gourds invites  all on Thursday June 28,2012 to enjoy the shade and come to Bryan Memorial Park in Salem, IL off Boone Street from 2:30 to 6:30 p.m. to the Farmer's Market to get all your produce, baked goods, jams and jellies, unique crafts and...

Opening up of the season

Blog: Spinella Farm   -   Monday May 21, 2012   -   By Edward

We got off to a good start. It was not as busy at the Moorestown Farmers Market as in years past. I attribute this to the economy and the novelty of farmers markets plus a proliferation of other markets in the area. We have established a clientele at...

Hudson Farmers' Market Opens for the Fifteenth Sea...

Blog: Scarecrow Farm   -   Saturday May 05, 2012   -   By Virginia

The Hudson Farmers' Market opened today for the 15th Year at the Corner of Columbia Street and Sixth Street in Hudson, NY.  We added six new vendors:  Hill-over Health and Fresh (milk), Hawthorne Valley (yogurt, raw sauerkraut and pickles),Oliva...

A Synopsis of the Produce Business

Blog: Bountiful Blessings Farm Produce   -   Saturday March 03, 2012   -   By Jeff

The success of any business depends largely on the clearness the entrepreneur conceives as to the aims and purposes which he is to attain. Many persons grow crops because their family grew them, because they know how to grow them, or because the land and...

New Non-Profit in Ashburnham

Blog: Hames & Axle Farm   -   Wednesday July 06, 2011   -   By Pat

Central MA and the Monadnock region have a new resource coming. The North Country Sustainability Center, Inc. just received its notification that we've been granted 501(c) (3)status!  Now we can start raising the money to purchase the riding stable and...

Coming Soon-New listings of sustainable products b...

Blog: Rainbow Ranch Farms   -   Friday June 17, 2011   -   By Poly

We are now working on an entire web page of wonderful organic, heirloom and natural products produced by our farm members, sustainers, growers, co-op's, and supporters. Vegetable, fruit and dried goods C.S.A. Programs! Our farm members will soon...

SB 840 - PASSED!!!

Blog: IICFA   -   Monday May 23, 2011   -   By GrannySue

Just a quick note to thank you for your help in getting SB840, the "Cottage Food Bill" passed this week!! By a vote of 97 - 18, we have regained the right to make and sell certain foods from our home kitchens at farmers markets throughout the state....

IL folks - Please voice support for SB840 - Cottag...

Blog: IICFA   -   Monday May 16, 2011   -   By GrannySue

The Human Services Committee in the House is discussing SB840 this Wednesday - May 18 at 9 am. If they recommend it to pass, it will go for a second floor reading, and possibly the third and the floor vote. Remember, our regular session ends May...

Season is nearly here

Blog: Richert/Phillips Farms   -   Tuesday April 19, 2011   -   By Michael

   We have already started planting out in the fields--peas, radishes, spinach, etc. and what a joy it has been. Germination was a bit slow but when them little plants first peeked out of the ground we felt an over whelming joy, O' to be farmers. ...

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