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We manage farms, land, processes and software to help people find locally produced food and to benefit from nutrient offset credits and other elements of "best practices" farming. Food safety law compliance and special marketing tools are being deployed in the form of bar-coding applications that we call LocaleChesapeake. See OurLocale.com for an explanation and sign up or view farm information in the Middle Atlantic region

Farmer Survey regarding local food labeling

We’re thrilled to announced that a survey is now active through June 7th  to guage interest in a Local Food Labeling system that will allow small family farms to get standard bar-codes  for their products to improve shipping, inventory and retailing at little or no cost to the farm.  Consumers want to confirm that anything labeled as ” Local Food”  really does come directly from a farm in their area,  and the Locale system provides for a direct link to farm information, including the exact location, from a simple smart phone app that scans the Locale bar-code.   Please link to the survey to participate and include contact information at the end if you think this can help your farm and community.

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Look for a survey on “source verified” foods in Maryland soon

Our team has created a survey to first determine farmer’s interest and questions about the QR and GTIN bar-code labeling that is now available in our region through the good people at OurLocale.com.  Please participate in the survey,  and check … Continue reading

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It’s time to sign up your farm – and find local foods easily

Through some generous grant funding,  LocaleChesapeake.com  is able to establish QR codes and GTIN Bar-codes so that family farmers can easily get labels on their products that will help consumers find their farm.  For starters,  if you profile your farm,  … Continue reading

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New Technologies and New processes for “Local Food” in Maryland

http://www.marylandtedco.org/calendarofevents/detail.cfm?eventID=393 Link to this week’s event about aquaculture and technology for agriculture on Maryland’s Eastern Shore.

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Buy Local Challenge in Maryland

The Governor and the Department of Agriculture in Maryland are once again creating a ” Buy Local Challenge” to residents of the Free State. July 21st is the date for the Cook-off at the Governor’s house in Annapolis and it … Continue reading

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Top 10 Produce – see how technology can help independent farms market

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Hello Farmers and Consumers

Welcome to LocaleChesapeake;   a local food verification ,  and food safety compliance system.    We’ll publish technical info,  and we’ll link to other “local food”  participants in the middle atlantic states.

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