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Stop & Shop kicks off Local Produce for Locals in Need program

- Retail
Stop & Shop announced the launch of its annual “Local Produce for Locals in Need” program, an initiative dedicated to donating locally grown, fresh vegetables to neighbors in need to help combat summer hunger in children and families throughout the month of August.

Giant Food launches local produce boxes

- Retail
Giant Food, the leading greater Washington, D.C. regional grocery chain, today announces the relaunch of its Local Produce Boxes featuring locally sourced, in-season produce sold exclusively through Giant Delivers.

Kroger launches digital farmers market to deliver local products

- Retail
The Kroger Co., America's largest grocery retailer, today launched a digital farmers market in Atlanta, Georgia, in partnership with Market Wagon.

Microgreen Directory helps consumers find local produce

- General News
Microgreen Directory is a new website recently launched in February 2022. 

USDA signs local food purchase agreement with Connecticut

- General News
The U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Marketing Service today announced it has signed a cooperative agreement with the Connecticut Department of Agriculture under the Local Food Purchase Assistance Cooperative Agreement Program.

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.

Foodshed.io helps Schnucks to its biggest local produce season

- Retail
Schnuck Markets, Inc., in partnership with Foodshed.io, 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 GiantFood.com. 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.