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How local Nature’s Food Patch is growing in face of Lucky’s, Whole Foods and Sprouts

"It’s pretty rare these days to see an independent that’s actually expanding," said the local store’s director, Rebekah Santiago. But they’re starting to grow again, according to Lindy Bannister, a ma... read more


CAN WE BUILD A LOCAL FOOD WEB INSTEAD OF A GLOBAL AGRI-CHAIN? Wayne Roberts looks at all the ways local food webs are already growing, ready to become the Next Big Thing in creative disruption. Severa... read more

Local garden supply stores keep Asheville growing

ABUNDANCE ON OFFER: Asheville's Fifth Season Gardening counters the area's limited outdoor growing season with ... towards understanding what’s in your food and how it’s grown,” he says. read more

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Crow Wing Energized: Support your local food shelf

We don't always get what would be considered "holiday meal" food donated. If we do get items such as ham or ... Since we live in a cold weather state, growing time is short. Food shelves make use of l... read more

We can fund that! USDA grants help the local food movement grow

It takes seed funding, market testing, and food safety chops to grow your ... growing local/regional food systems in the Midwest.” Merrigan, whom I spoke with after the event, sees the grants as a cri... read more

A County Extension Agent Will Help You Grow Almost Anything on the Cheap

Or what kind of plants you can raise, or how deep people usually dig their wells where you live, or how to do aquaculture ... understanding finances and local laws, record-keeping for your farm or bus... read more

Doing Good: Northwest Arkansas Hunger Relief, Inc. Battles Food Insecurity

"They help us meet the needs of our families," Growing God's Kingdom Program Director Connie Blew shared. Blew sees the effects of food insecurity on local families firsthand in West Fork. She said im... read more

Ask Orlando: What is a traditional food for Orlando?

We want to be your personal investigators about the people and places ... If that sounds a little too niche to you, then you wouldn’t be alone. Maybe a local food expert could offer more mainstream in... read more

The demand for 'local' food is growing — here's why investors should pay attention

In many regions across the country, the infrastructure that connects family farmers to the growing demand for local ... Fair Food Network in Ann Arbor, Mich. Daniel Horan is Founder & CEO of Five Acre ... read more

Duncan does not need a new high school built

Money does not grow on ... made by our local school board. How come the roof wasn’t patched in serious areas, and no new windows installed instead? I ask this new batch of school board trustees, when ... read more

Local food providers working to meet increasing demand during winter months

With the demand increasing, so too does the pressure to fill the need ... Organizers like Hutton say the best way to help, contact your local food pantry or food bank directly- they will tell you what ... read more

How to eat vegetables this winter without increasing your carbon footprint

Speaking of local food, research what’s native to your area and which farms grow it—knowing what grows natively will ... as long as you keep the bugs out of it—and pioneers managed to do so without va... read more

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