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Local Table Resources for 2020

Local Table Resources for 2020 Greetings, As we head into the holidays, it's the perfect time to count our blessings and say thanks to everyone who continues to support Local Table's mission of connecting the consumer to our local food community. The upcoming year will be our...

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Growing for Market Shares Business Advice

Growing for Market Shares Business Advice Growing for Market says "There's no time like the winter to work on your business skills. That's why we brought you these two articles by Julia Shanks". Why Can’t I Make More Money?? How many times do you ask yourself that question? It’s difficult...

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Forest Farms Could Create Market for Ginseng, Other Herbs

Forest Farms Could Create Market for Ginseng, Other Herbs UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — A transition from wild collection of herbs to forest farming needs to occur in Appalachia to make the opaque, unstable and unjust supply chain for forest medicinal plants such as ginseng sustainable, according...

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REPORT: Is Organic Farming Risky?

The National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition (NSAC) Asks Is Organic Farming Risky? Is organic farming risky? Well of course, all farming is risky. But, is organic agriculture somehow inherently more risky than other systems of production? Here I will try to use my best rhetoric to answer...

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Report Analyzes Soil Health Impact of Farm Bill

Report Analyzes Soil Health Impact of Farm Bill ATTRA: The Soil Health Institute (SHI) and the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition (NSAC) have released Impact of 2018 Farm Bill Provisions on Soil Health, a comprehensive review of each new provision in the 2018 Farm Bill and its...

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