More Americans than ever before are supporting their local food markets, and it's not just because they believe the food is fresher and tastes better.
Farmers' markets wanting to increase purchases by customers should consider accepting more than just cash or checks as payment, according to Washington State University researchers.
Goodbye organics, hello fresh local fruits and veggies. Shoppers heading to their neighbourhood farmer's market this spring may be more interested in fresh local produce than buying organic food, says a new report conducted ...
When Boston College Professor Mike Barnett first got students involved in hydroponics, he couldn't get them to go home.
Researchers in Chapman University's Food Science Program and their collaborators at University of Washington have just published a study on the presence of Salmonella and E. coli on certain herbs sold at farmers' markets. ...
With its two newest raspberry releases, Big Red is going gold and crimson. Double Gold and Crimson Night offer small-scale growers and home gardeners showy, flavorful raspberries on vigorous, disease resistant plants.
Biogas-based energy could solve both the environmental concern of agricultural waste and reduce dependency of fossil fuels, particularly in Eastern Europe, albeit at a steep production cost.
Farmers can make a profit selling their produce directly to local businesses, but they must not let possible new costs weaken their commitment to the new venture, according to an international team of researchers.
(AP)—Shin Cheol-soo no longer sees his future in the United States.
Water is a commodity, and water rights can be freely traded in an open market. Proponents of the free market approach argue that it leads to the most efficient allocation of water resources, as it would for any other commodity. ...