Tag Archives: Farmers

Everything You Need to Know About Buying Organic

The organic food market in the United States hit $49.4 billion in sales in 2017- a record. Organic food in 2017 accounted for 5.5 percent of the food sold in retail channels in the United States. Total organic sales in … Continue reading

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What is a Community Supported Agriculture System?

Autumn has almost passed us by, here in Upstate, South Carolina.  That means many fruits and vegetables stopped producing and local farmers are moving to their winter crops.  However, you – the consumer- can still support your local farmers and … Continue reading

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Helping New Farmers

America’s Young Farmers: We Want Student Loan Relief A nonprofit with bipartisan support is arguing for measures that encourage new farmers to get and stay in the business. http://www.fastcompany.com/3057663/food-week/americas-young-farmers-we-want-student-loan-relief Article by Neal Ungerleider of Fast Company Please follow and like … Continue reading

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National Agricultural Day! Thank a farmer…

March 15 is National Agricultural Day!   Below is a link I found interesting – 10 reasons to thank a farmer. http://pin.it/w2FmnBM 10.  American’s spend only 10% of their incomes on food.  The lowest percentage of any country. 9. The world’s … Continue reading

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