farmers market

False Claims & Lies at Farmers Markets

You can read the juicy details in the two links below… http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/39319593/ns/local_news-los_angeles_ca/http://www.homegrownevolution.com/2010/09/farmers-markets-buyer-beware.html#comment-form Basically what is being said is that some “farmers” arent really farmers at all. They are tricksters and frauds buying produce in bulk from huge markets in downtown Los Angeles and then reselling at a ridiculously high price. The funny thing is Anna …

Albertson’s Files Complaint Against Farmers Market

In the Southern California city of San Dimas, a big conglomerate supermarket “Albertsons” has filed a formal complaint against the city for its Farmers Market. In the formal complaint it says “Albertsons is a good corporate citizen that supports the city of San Dimas, but they will stand silent no longer.” The letter goes on …

CSA – Community Supported Agriculture

For a few years now Ive been interested in Community Supported Agriculture (aka CSA), which generally focuses on the production of high quality foods using ecological, organic methods. This kind of farming operates with a much greater-than-usual degree of involvement of consumers and other stakeholders—resulting in a stronger than usual consumer-producer relationship. Most CSA’s have …

Find YOUR Farmers Market

Farmers markets are a great way to buy natural and usually organic fruits and vegetables. You can find your city or neighboring city on the link below and find out what day of the week, when and where your local farmers markets are going on. http://www.ams.usda.gov/farmersmarkets/map.htm The less bio engineered vegetables we eat, the better …