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Rural Community Development

Fresh produce could be just a click away

Fresh produce could be just a click away

VALPARAISO | People who want to eat fresh, locally grown produce might not have to head to a farmers market to see if anything strikes their fancy if an Indiana Department of Agriculture project comes to fruition.

October 16, 2013 6:00 am
The business of farmers markets

The business of farmers markets

Although Linda Ebert had been a gardener most her life, she had no intention of ever becoming a commercial grower.

August 18, 2013 12:34 pm Photos

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Author explores the partnership between Chicago chefs and the farmers who grow food for them

Author explores the partnership between Chicago chefs and the farmers who grow food for them

Profiling 25 Midwestern farms in her book Locally Grown: Portraits of Artisanal Farms from America’s Heartland, Anna Blessing tells us the story of each.

December 02, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Lake Michigan producers provide the exotic and traditional for region's best menus

Lake Michigan producers provide the exotic and traditional for region's best menus

What's old is new, and what's local exotic in the tastiest dishes of the Midwest. Gourmet chefs cruise farmers' markets to compete with home cooks already in the know for the best selection of Asian pears, the wild onion ramps, the pawpaw fruit, and heirloom varieties of squash, tomatoes and…

January 24, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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