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LOAF brings fresh produce to Chesterton

LOAF brings fresh produce to Chesterton

CHESTERTON | Conventional grocery stores offer customers aisle after aisle of mass-produced goods that are often larded with preservatives, trucked across time zones and raised with the help of growth hormones and synthetic fertilizers.

August 17, 2014 5:30 am Photos

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Open Air Shopping: Farmers markets in full swing

Open Air Shopping: Farmers markets in full swing

Now that warmer temperatures have hit the Region, it's the perfect time to enjoy shopping outdoors.

May 29, 2014 1:00 am Photos

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Hal Slager the first region rep to get bill passed

Hal Slager the first region rep to get bill passed

INDIANAPOLIS | State Rep. Hal Slager, R-Schererville, is the first Northwest Indiana lawmaker to win approval of a legislative proposal by one chamber of the General Assembly during the 2014 session.

January 14, 2014 5:45 pm Related

Nutrition program at local markets benefits seniors

The Senior Farmers' Market Nutrition Program provides access to fresh fruits and vegetables from local farmers. Northwest Indiana Community Action, in partnership with the Indiana State Health Department, is hosting the Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program in Lake, Porter, Starke, Pulask…

August 02, 2013 12:00 am
Still time to shop local farmers markets

Still time to shop local farmers markets

More consumers today are seeking out fresh products and ingredients for their daily meals.

July 24, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Local farmers markets provide a link between customer, farmer

Local farmers markets provide a link between customer, farmer

A fixture at the Hobart Summer Market, Phyllis Verduzco fields all kinds of questions from customers, from whether her produce is organic to how to prepare the homegrown zucchini.

June 14, 2013 11:51 pm Photos

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New law entitles recent vets to in-state college tuition

INDIANAPOLIS | Military veterans who return or move to Indiana after completing their service are entitled to in-state college tuition under a new law signed last week by Republican Gov. Mike Pence.

May 04, 2013 5:15 pm Related

Merrillville seeking vendors for weekly farmers market

MERRILLVILLE | The Merrillville farmers market is open from 3 to 7 p.m. Fridays at Town Hall, 7820 Broadway.

June 20, 2012 12:00 am

Webinar offers food safety tips for home-based vendors

A recent change to Indiana law means it is easier than ever for people to produce and sell food items they have grown or prepared in their own homes.

March 14, 2012 6:00 pm Related

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Webinar to explore home-based food businesses

CROWN POINT | With the significant popularity of farmers markets, more and more people are looking to produce and sell their own specialty products.

February 23, 2012 12:00 am
Produce growers receive schooling on latest information in S'ville

Produce growers receive schooling on latest information in S'ville

SCHERERVILLE | People's thumbs possibly grew greener by the minute at a local event to boost knowledge about producing vegetables.

January 05, 2012 2:00 pm Photos

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Chicago mayor, health groups want to boost neighborhood's access to produce

Chicago mayor, health groups want to boost neighborhood's access to produce

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and health organizations in the city hope to improve access to fresh fruits and vegetables in low-income neighborhoods.

November 06, 2011 12:00 am
Chicago mayor, health groups want to boost neighborhood's access to produce

Chicago mayor, health groups want to boost neighborhood's access to produce

CHICAGO | Access to fresh produce matters to a longtime Chicago resident.

November 05, 2011 8:00 pm
Rainy day, die-hards mark last day of Hobart's Summer Market on the Lake

Rainy day, die-hards mark last day of Hobart's Summer Market on the Lake

HOBART | The steady rain that fell Thursday afternoon wasn't enough to send food vendor Laine Kasarda packing.

September 29, 2011 7:30 pm Photos

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Farmers markets in the region

Following is a listing of farmers markets in the area.

September 17, 2011 12:00 am

Farmers markets in the region

Following is a listing of farmers markets in the region.

August 13, 2011 12:00 am

NWICA sponsors senior farmers markets

The senior farmers markets provide access to fresh fruits and vegetables from local farmers.

August 01, 2011 12:00 am
Farmers markets offer variety of produce, other items

Farmers markets offer variety of produce, other items

Labriola breads are some of the foods and produce available at Munster's farmers market.

July 30, 2011 12:00 am
Farmers markets offer variety of produce, other items

Farmers markets offer variety of produce, other items

Stamper Cheese, of Chicago, sells artisan cheeses at Munster's farmers market, which is Sunday mornings at Centennial Park, Calumet and Superior avenues.

July 30, 2011 12:00 am
Farmers markets offer variety of produce, other items

Farmers markets offer variety of produce, other items

Here is a listing of ongoing farmers markets in the region.

July 29, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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