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Online farmers markets showcase fresh food from multiple farms within a defined geographic region, such as a single county or tri-county area.

The West Virginia Department of Agriculture is partnering with the Boy Scouts of America to provide locally sourced food products for the National Jamboree.

More than 167,000 U.S. farms locally produced and sold food through direct marketing practices, resulting in $8.7 billion in revenue in 2015.

The Ohio meat summit helped bring bring producers, packers, retailers and chefs into one room to discuss the opportunities and challenges of the industry.

We can restore our rural communities by supporting local food systems, investing in the local economy and participating in community building activities.

Eat in-season during winter by growing food indoors, using season-extending structures and supplementing with food from the cellar, pantry and freezer.

Learning the language of food labels helps customers make purchasing decisions and allows farmers to communicate about their products.

Locally grown food is good for eaters, the economy and the environment. It increases farm income, creates profitable new markets for local producers, brings people together, builds community and strengthens our food system.

It's a shame that far too many years passed in which not enough thought was given to the importance of buying locally.

Community supported agriculture, or CSA, has helped this Coshocton County grower reach the big market.
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