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There’s more to farmers markets than meets the eye

June 6, 2024
Adam M. Sowards

An outlet for local farmers and artisans to share their talents also brings together — and educates — the community

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In touch with the Earth: there’s more than marketing behind ‘organic’ labels

December 20, 2023
Adam M. Sowards

Some local farmers are leaning away from the ubiquitous green-and-white USDA Organic label and into the messages of newer alternatives.

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Wireworms pester new farmers, puzzle the seasoned

June 16, 2023
Kai Uyehara

Growers who are farming organically on converted pastureland tend to face what amounts to an entry fee in the form of a hard-to-manage pest that bore into the below-ground portions of potatoes, lettuce, tomatoes, corn and other crops, killing or stunting the plant.

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