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This just in, from Frederick County, MD where the proposed budget includes funding for food processing and storage facilities. Some small farms have been trying to find nearby processing with the ability to store fresh or processed foods before sale. … Continue reading
In this year in which the economy and health of everyone has been turned upside down due to the Covid-19 pandemic, it seems that awareness of locally grown, locally raised and locally processed foods has grown tremendously. As outbreaks of … Continue reading
https://www.thepacker.com/article/fda-calls-new-era-food-safety A good read to see where gov food safety programs are heading. Traceability is possible though cumbersome for some products. What do you think?
This has been a great year for local food. Though the pressures of high volume organic producers continues and large retailers like Walmart are getting deeper into selling food which they can label local and organic, it’s becoming easier for … Continue reading
It’s the year to find your favorite growers/farmers/processors near your home. Find them at Farmers’ Markets, local stores and let your taste buds lead you there by always asking where something good is from. We find that many restaurants and … Continue reading
Is this the year for source verification – using bar codes or other technology? When you purchase, try to find the source, and when possible know and support your local food growers, preparers and everyone who supports open and clear … Continue reading
Support your local farm markets, retailers and the farms that grow good food in your area. More FOOD HUBS, and direct sales in 2016 will occur, Stand by or send us your latest market news.
Have an excellent, and productive, but also a rewarding 2016
Make it a resolution to buy more locally crafted foods, arts, parts, and things in general in 2015. Are the big chains and the Walton family wealth something you identify with? I’ll bet not, so support your local merchants, and … Continue reading
There’s a great group forming in Montgomery County, MD to create an indoor and outdoor marketplace in North Potomac at the historic Maple Springs Barn on Darnestown road. http://friendsofmaam.com/2014/11/02/moco-agricultural-arts-indoor-market/ is where you can sign up to help or just show … Continue reading