Online tools designed to connect local farmers with consumers are helping sustain the local food and urban agriculture movements.
Sep 16, 2010 Next American City
In the midst of discussions over "food deserts" (areas of town with no access to fresh groceries, usually poor urban neighborhoods) comes news that a program creating food stamps for farmers markets is booming in New York City.
Nov 29, 2009 The New York Times
An increase in smart growth and direct-to-consumer produce has caused the rebirth of public markets across the country. GOOD's Peter Smith looks at what is making these markets successful.
Jul 1, 2009 GOOD Magazine
Detroit may be struggling economically, but community groups and citizen activists are keeping the city vibrant with a wide variety of urban farming projects throughout the shrinking city. Exclusive
Apr 27, 2009 By
Development encroaches on one of the last family farms in Orem, Utah. Now the Cook Family Farm intends to stand their ground in the face of new city mandates and developer pressure.
Aug 25, 2008 Utah Stories
<p>Government subsidy programs designed to support the production of the four major food crops are limiting - even penalizing - small farmers' ability to meet regional demand for local fruits and vegetables.</p>
Mar 5, 2008 The New York Times
The number of farmers' markets has grown dramatically in the US over the past few years. The number increased by seven percent from 2005-2006 on top of the incredible 79 percent increase from 1994 to 2002. Opinion
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