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Farmers Market Week celebrated

Lockport Union-Sun 02 Aug 2021
Both days, farmers, food producers and crafters will be on hand with a full array of seasonal produce, food products, and more ... sustainability efforts, local farmer to customer relationships, SNAP nutrition token program, Double Up Food Buck program, and more," a release stated.
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First Week Of August Celebrates National Farmers’ Market Week And Pittsburgh Has Plenty To Offer

CBS Sports 02 Aug 2021
Farmers’ markets are a literal bite out of life. Not only can farmers’ markets produce local, homegrown food, but they support communities and a livelihood that you won’t find in a regular grocery store ... Raddatz makes her rounds to local farmers’ markets each week, eating up the food as fast as she can get her hands on it.
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My Turn: Wonderful time to buy local produce at area farmers markets

The Recorder 02 Aug 2021
This was part of the state’s response to rising hunger rates because of the pandemic, but advocates (including CISA) led by the MA Food System Collaborative have been pushing for year-round funding for years — it is crucial to the people who rely on it for food and to farmers who are counting on HIP sales.
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Governments must assist small food growers to earn a decent living

The Times of India 02 Aug 2021
Much of the food produced in the world is by small farmers and small landholders and this is more pronounced in Asia ... The government and other partners need to ensure food production is profitable for small farmers because no one will produce food if it is not profitable.
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Bayer Fund Teams with Farmers to Direct Funds to Local Nonprofits, Schools and Ag Programs

News-Press Now 02 Aug 2021
Since the creation of Grow Communities in 2010, farmers have played a key role in directing funds to programs and organizations that contribute to their communities' health and vibrancy, such as food banks, schools and agriculture programs ... Farmers are ... About America's Farmers.
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Sen. Amy Klobuchar: It is time to fight for farmers

Bemidji Pioneer 02 Aug 2021
Last year, so many Americans found new appreciation for the work farmers and ranchers do to hold our food supply chain together ... That means making sure we have policies to protect farmers against extreme weather, emerging animal diseases, and market failures.
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Provide innovative, sustainable micro-credit support to cocoa farmers – APRA Research

Ghana Web 02 Aug 2021
According to the research, however, many farmers could not meet the costs of these inputs, new techniques, and labour ... He said smart cocoa production that reduced input usage, encourages agro-forestry, deals with climate change, and respects conservation is important to guarantee a steady flow of income and food to small farmers.
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BATNF emerges ‘Best Sustainability in Agric’ at West Africa Innovation Awards

Business Day Online 02 Aug 2021
Johnson expressed how passionate the BAT Nigeria Foundation is about rural farmers while receiving the awards. “Our customers are rural farmers ... This is in addition to seed funding (input supply) given to rural farmers to cultivate their food crops and move them from subsistence to commercial agriculture.
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HPAI ravages 14 poultry farms in Greater Accra

Ghana Web 02 Aug 2021
He underscored the importance of biosecurity certification for poultry farmers, which is a requirement of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) to forestall the outbreak of such diseases that have the ability to wipe out investments made in the industry.
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Food security will be key to two of UN's 2030 goals

China Daily 02 Aug 2021
Farmers as well as urban and rural disadvantaged groups bear the brunt of food insecurity, which also triggers social and economic problems, has adverse impacts on basic human rights such as access to education and healthcare, and even threatens peace and national security.
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Why right to repair matters – according to a farmer, a medical worker, a computer store owner

The Observer 02 Aug 2021
Scheweitzer said these issues exacerbate the challenges farmers face, from soaring expenses to falling food prices and increasingly volatile weather ... going to mean a more resilient food supply – but you know what the right to repair is really going to do for farmers?” he said.
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OGS announces lineup for 2021 Capital Concert Series at the Plaza

The Record 02 Aug 2021
A day full of music and food, with an evening alternative rock concert featuring Lit ... With several food vendors to choose from, the Empire State Plaza Farmers Market, and live music at lunchtime and in the evening, this full-day event will draw people to the Plaza for lunch, dinner, or both.
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All the butter: how chefs are transforming the world’s greatest spread

The Observer 02 Aug 2021
the first food to hit the pan and, more often than not, the final flourish, used to finish off dishes or as a base for sauces ... But popular opinion is increasingly of the view that “pre-industrial”, farm-to-table foods such as butter trump “industrialised” foods, such as butter-imitating spreads.
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As another study highlights how plastic harms sea life, here are 7 things to consider ...

The Independent 02 Aug 2021
Embrace micro changes with your food shoppingNot everyone can afford to buy fresh, organic fruit and veg from farmers’ markets – don’t beat yourself up if you’re on a tight budget ... Even if these changes only make up a percentage of your food and grocery habits overall, it’s ...
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Calendar for Monday

The Bryan Eagle 02 Aug 2021
1 event to mark on your calendar. Keep Brazos Beautiful will hold its annual awards luncheon on Aug. 25 at 11 a.m. at the College Station Hilton, 801 University Drive ... MONDAY. EVENTS ... to 5.50 p.m ... $25 ... St ... FARMERS MARKETS. South Brazos County Farmers Market, noon to 5.30 p.m ... A neighborhood artisan market with regional farmers, vendors, food trucks and music.
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