Farmers Market news
Farm stands and stores, online sales and cooperatives are several strategies for producers to reach customers beyond farmers markets. Farmers markets can be an ideal jumping-off point for many producers.
Although Claire Hodge did not plan on a career in agriculture, that changed while shopping at a farmers market.
Visitors to the Department of Agriculture tent during the first weekend of the Illinois State Fair were treated to the diversity of locally grown food and products.
Our sweet corn season is in full swing. We are selling in Galveston six days a week in addition to the Logansport farmers market. We also sell at the Logansport and Kokomo farmers markets.
Farmers markets gave people something they desperately sought during the pandemic: A place to shop outdoors, and at the same time support smaller, often local businesses.
USDA is seeding agricultural producers and food businesses with millions of dollars in investment funds to improve markets, create and strengthen jobs, control food prices and improve nutrition.
Indiana Farm Bureau member and Indianapolis native Nick Carter testified in Washington, D.C., at the Senate Ag Committee hearing about specialty crops for the 2023 farm bill.
Get ready to pick some juicy, ripe strawberries. National Pick Strawberries Day is May 20, and it’s the perfect opportunity to enjoy some fresh air, sunshine and delicious fruit.
“It’s not always rainbows and sunshine. ”That is Jill Vonder Haar’s description of the weather in her part of southern Illinois, in rural Breese.
As snow blankets our frozen fields, winter is a time of reflection for farmers. What worked well, what could we do better and what challenges will the upcoming spring bring?
Every dollar spent via Indiana Grown activities resulted in 97 cents in additional economic activity within Indiana, according to a study from the Purdue University Department of Agricultural Economics.
Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch announced the appointments for the Indiana Grown Initiative Commission.
Local food and specialty crop growers are joining forces for Illinois’ largest conference focused on bolstering the local food supply chain.
One question that Ryan Reeverts might be asked is how he prepared for the Illinois Farm Bureau Discussion Meet, which he won at the IFB’s annual meeting in Chicago earlier this month. A better question is — how did he find the time? “I definitely try to stay busy,” Reeverts said.
Sitting atop Illinois’ own version of the “continental divide” is a farm that’s been providing fresh fruits to customers for decades.