Farming on the Rise

Farming on the Rise Farming seems to be having a comeback here in the U.S.—the 2012 Census of Agriculture, which was just released this month, is showing that farming is regaining its popularity. It found that, in 2012, 1 in 5 farmers were “beginning” farmers, meaning they had operated a farm for under 10 years.…

Home(grown) for the Holidays

Home(grown) for the Holidays By Tayler Jenkins Want to give creative, inexpensive and meaningful gifts this year? This holiday season, consider giving your friends and family the gift of something you’ve grown yourself. A homegrown gift tended with love comes straight from the heart and trumps a store bought afterthought any day. Here are some…

Did You Know…?

Did You Know…? Statistics show that farmers’ markets are popping up all over the country, their numbers increasing substantially every year Did you know that the number of farmers’ markets in the US has increased by nearly 80 percent since 1994? That’s more than 4.5 times the number of farmers’ markets today as there were then!…