Agri-News stories about Local Food
Heartland Community College’s principles of regenerative agriculture class went to the heart of the matter recently when students visited Sunnyside Community Garden and Food Forest.
Mint and micro broccoli line the garden beds next to the Boulder City home of Diane Greene, owner of Herbs by Diane, the small-scale, year-round business that supplies local produce to restaurants and residents in Las Vegas.
Twenty-three food vendors at the Indiana State Fair spent two weeks battling for the title of 2021 Indiana State Fair Taste of the Fair Champion as they offered fairgoers some of the most wacky, creative and delicious treats the fair has ever seen.
The return of the in-person 2021 Indiana State Fair, which started July 30 and runs through Aug. 22, has been welcomed by many Hoosiers, including 81 Indiana Grown members, who together provided 475 different products that are being showcased in the Indiana Grown Marketplace during the fair.
The Indiana Grown Marketplace is a one-stop shop for fairgoers to buy locally made foods and goods this year. More than 75 Indiana Grown members are selling their fares inside the Purdue Extension Ag/Hort Building.
During the 2021 Indiana State Fair, Indiana Farm Bureau is once again holding its annual Taste From Indiana Farms.
An ambitious project underway that will help bridge the gap between local farmers and community members who want more access to food grown in central Illinois.
U.S. consumers will pay just a few cents less for their favorite Independence Day cookout foods compared to last year, including cheeseburgers, pork chops, chicken breasts, homemade potato salad, strawberries and ice cream, says the American Farm Bureau Federation.
Customers value honey and beeswax products from Raines Honey Farm’s bees, but those pollinators are also essential for several fruit, vegetable and nut crops.
This year, Hoosiers hosting a Fourth of July cookout could expect to pay less than other parts of the country.