The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Farm to School program began 15 years ago to connect school systems with local food producers, and it has continued to grow.
The American Farmland Trust’s 11th annual Farmers Market Celebration will run through Sept. 23.
Virginia farmers markets are feeling the love thanks to a new campaign to help spread the word about National Farmers Market Week next month.
Virginia farmers markets continue to expand as customer demand for local food grows.
It’s relatively easy for a restaurant to feature local fresh produce in the summertime, when area farmers have plenty. It’s more challenging in the winter.