Browsing the "farmers markets" Tag

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FoodHub’s New Interactive Infographic Connects You With Local Food

When I find a good source — one that cuts through the crap and organizes information that’s important to me in a way that makes sense, I get a bit giddy. That happened today, when I got an e-mail from Ecotrust touting a new infographic from FoodHub, an Ecotrust site that seeks to connect local food producers with buyers and distributors.

September 29th

California’s Cottage Food Bill

The cottage food movement is really starting to catch on! It seems like state after state is introducing legislation to allow people to produce food for sale in their home kitchens. The most recent state to introduce a cottage food bill? California!

February 28th

Cottage Food: What do you think?

Advocates of cottage food say allowing sales means more food freedom, and opponents worry about food safety. Let’s take a look at some of the cottage food rules in different states, and you can decide for yourself: what do you think is a fair way to regulate cottage food? Should it be regulated at all?

February 14th

7 Reasons to Celebrate Farmers Markets

This weekend draws to a close National Farmers Market Week and across the country, farmers markets will be celebrating through special events, contests, cooking demonstrations, tastings, and much more. Since 2000, when the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) first proclaimed National Farmers Market Week, the number of farmers markets has grown 150%, from 2,863 […]

August 12th