Monthly Archives: December 2009

Leopold Center study compares local, non-local food prices

If you think local foods are more expensive than their conventional counterparts, think again. Research conducted last summer by the Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture shows few differences in price for Iowa-grown vegetables, eggs and meat when compared to similar … Continue reading

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Member Highlight: Clayton Burrows, Director – Growing Washington

In the spirit of strengthening our region’s food community the Puget Sound Food Network newsletter shines a spotlight on a different member each month. It’s important to know your neighbors and we want to learn what makes you tick in … Continue reading

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2010 Country Living Expo

Straight from our inbox to you: The 2010 Country Living Expo & Cattlemen’s Winterschool will offer something for everyone, with more than 135 class offerings to choose from. Classes will cover a broad range of topics, ranging from how to … Continue reading

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Can local food jump-start the economy?

A recent article from the Washington Post reviews further information which suggests that eating and buying local does wonders not only for the environment but also for the economy. After a long period of ambiguity, the verdict is in on … Continue reading

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Farm Business Planning Course

Farming can be a wonderful lifestyle, but achieving financial success requires a view of farming first and foremost as a business. Beginning farmers must look at their farm as a new business with all the careful planning that entails, while … Continue reading

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Growing the Future: Farm Business Planning Course Jan 12

Farming can be a wonderful lifestyle, but achieving financial success requires a view of farming first and foremost as a business. Beginning farmers must look at their farm as a new business with all the careful planning that entails, while … Continue reading

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