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Capital Region News
7:40 pm
Fri June 13, 2014

SUNY Plaza To Host Farmer's Market Year-Round

Credit WAMC photo by Dave Lucas

A year-round farmers’ market in has been launched in downtown Albany.

The farmers’ market at SUNY Plaza comes under Governor Andrew Cuomo's FreshConnect program, giving area farmers the opportunity to market their produce locally. It's also designed to bring fresh food to communities.

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New England News
12:52 pm
Sun June 1, 2014

Direct Sales Boost Massachusetts Farms

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The latest USDA agriculture census data for Massachusetts, released earlier this month, shows farmers weathered the Great Recession as total agricultural sales held steady.  Direct sales to consumers jumped 14 percent between 2007 and 2012.  The growth in direct sales by local farms in western Massachusetts during the five year period mirrored the statewide increase.  WAMC”s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill spoke about the report with Philip Korman, executive director of Communities Involved in Sustaining Agriculture.

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Vox Pop
12:30 pm
Fri May 9, 2014

Food Friday : Growing Food : 5/9/14

Thinking of growing some veggies in your garden? Want to know how to cook with what you grow and what you find at the farmers’ market? You’re in luck. We have some folks who can answer your questions. 

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Vox Pop
12:30 pm
Fri May 2, 2014

Food Friday : Spring Harvest : 5/2/14

Happy Food Friday folks! Spring has sprung, maybe? It’s time for the spring harvest—berries, rhubarb, asparagus and more! 

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Vox Pop
12:26 pm
Fri January 10, 2014

Food Friday: Farmers' Markets & Fresh, Local Food

Joining us on this Food Friday is Chef Adam Zieminski of Café Adam, Jennifer Jennings of the Schenectady Greenmarket, and Monica Kurzejeski of the Troy Waterfront Farmers Market

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Food Friday
12:17 pm
Fri January 10, 2014

Food Friday: Farmers' Market Tips, Part 2

 The Troy Waterfront Farmers Market's Monica Kurzejeski shares her tips for navigating and making the most of your local farmers' market.

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Food Friday
7:30 pm
Thu January 9, 2014

Food Friday: Farmers' Market Tips

The Schenectady Greenmarket's Jennifer Jennings shares her tips for navigating and making the most of your local farmers' market.

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New York News
6:30 pm
Fri October 11, 2013

Saratoga Farmers' Market Finds New Location For Winter Season

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The Saratoga Farmers’ Market Association recently reached an agreement with New York State Office of Parks, Recreation, and Historic Preservation to hold its Saturday morning market at the Saratoga Spa State Park during the winter season.

Beginning November 2nd, the Saratoga Farmers Market will be held at the Lincoln Baths, an historic building off South Broadway.

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The Roundtable
11:45 am
Thu September 5, 2013

"The American Way of Eating" by Tracie McMillan

  When journalist Tracie McMillan saw foodies swooning over $9 organic tomatoes, she couldn’t help but wonder: What about the rest of us? Why do working Americans eat the way we do? And what can we do to change it? To find out, McMillan went undercover in three jobs that feed America, living and eating off her wages in each.

Her book is The American Way of Eating: Undercover at Walmart, Applebee's, Farm Fields and the Dinner Table.

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New England News
5:09 pm
Mon August 19, 2013

Berkshire Restaurant Receives International Recognition

The Daily Meal has ranked John Andrews third on it's list of The World's 25 Best Farmstead Restaurants.
Credit John Andrews

A Western Massachusetts restaurant is receiving some international recognition for its devotion to local products.

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