Posts Tagged "local food"

Real Local RVA Cooks Up Local Collaboration

Real Local RVA Cooks Up Local Collaboration

In Richmond, Virginia, members of Real Local RVA believe it’s better for independent growers, grocers and restaurants to collaborate rather than compete. The group works to support and raise awareness for the local food movement, as well as the local choices available to people in the greater Richmond area. Like the local food it supports, Real Local RVA has grown into a successful operation for the local community. Real Local…read more →

Celebrate You Local Farmers Market this Week and Every Week

Celebrate You Local Farmers Market this Week and Every Week

Did you know that this week marks the 18th annual National Farmers Market Week in the U.S.? Join us and more than 8,600 farmers markets across the country in celebrating locally grown food and the hardworking farmers who grow it this week and throughout the rest of the season! Farmers markets are an important and increasingly popular component to the retail food market. They connect farmers and ranchers with local consumers,…read more →

Local Seafood's Migration from American Markets

Local Seafood's Migration from American Markets

‘American Catch: The Fight for Our Local Seafood,’ looks at three American seafood staples…What he found are some serious red flags…In some cases, the seafood we want just isn’t there because of overfishing and a lack of sustainable practices.

Go Farm-to-Fork For National Farmers Market Week

Go Farm-to-Fork For National Farmers Market Week

They connect farmers and ranchers with local consumers, and they offer the freshest produce from the local community. Farmers markets promote a farm-to-fork lifestyle, where food goes directly from the farmer to a family’s dinner table, without passing through cross-country distributors and national supermarket chains first.

Dine Local this Mother's Day

Dine Local this Mother's Day

Whether she’s telling you to eat your vegetables or trying to convince you to come home for a visit this summer, she always wants the best for you. So it’s no surprise that you want only the best for her on Mother’s Day.

A Magazine for Farm-to-Table

A Magazine for Farm-to-Table

When a fledgling magazine gets former President Bill Clinton to contribute an article, you would think he would be featured on the cover. But the cover model for the current issue of the quarterly Modern Farmer

Farmigo: The Virtual Farmer’s Market

Farmigo: The Virtual Farmer’s Market

For generations, a quick trip to the local farmer’s market has been the easiest way to get the freshest produce in town and support local farms in your community. But what if you could achieve the same results without even leaving your desk?

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