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USDA offers new insurance program for small local growers

- General News
The U.S. Department of Agriculture is rolling out a new insurance option specifically for agricultural producers with small farms who sell locally. helps Schnucks to its biggest local produce season

- Retail
Schnuck Markets, Inc., in partnership with, is celebrating its most expansive local produce season since it was founded in 1939.

Giant Food launches local produce box

- Retail
Items will vary weekly depending on farm harvests and what is in season. Customers can view local produce seasonality in a calendar on Over 20 farms are participating.

VetaNova acquires 157-acre Colorado greenhouse complex

- General News
VetaNova, Inc. announced today it has acquired 157 acres greenhouse complex, which will be developed into a solar powered vertical growing facility to provide year-round farm fresh fruits and vegetables to local outlets in Colorado.

Ferry Plaza Farmers Market launches home delivery in Bay Area

- General News
Bay Area residents can now get their beloved farmers market produce delivered to their doorstep and support local farmers at the same time.

Care in Crisis: Local Source database

- Blue Book Services
In Blue Book Services “Care in Crisis” video No. 11, Jeff Lair, Blue Book’s Marketing Director, highlights the Local Source database – available to Blue Book members – with Greg Johnson, Director of Media Development.

Quarantine Kitchen cooking: The best sandwich I’ve ever had

- Produce with Pamela
Have you ever been so hungry that the first thing you ate is the best thing you can remember eating? I'm seeing if I can recreate that experience with lettuce from lēf Farms.

Oregon produce is in it for the long haul

- Produce Blueprints

The Beaver State boasts a high number of century-old farms and has a fiercely loyal following …

2020 Insights: Seasonality, local, and hyperlocal

- Produce Blueprints

Locally grown remains a critical component of sustainability. “Consumers say local is a huge trigger for …

The secret to local, organic success in Michigan

- Produce Blueprints

Organic items as well as locally sourced commodities continue to climb in popularity in Michigan. Dominic …