Small producers of farm products would be exempt from new safety regulations in a bill the Senate passed today. Proponents of local food worried that new rules would be too great a burden for small farmers.
Archives for November 2010
Voting is open among three community collaborations chosen to vie for a $25,000 Bush Foundation award.
The Federal Reserve Bank branches in Minneapolis, Kansas City and St. Louis are looking for examples of immigrant business successes.
Wadena’s Harvest Thyme Bistro has been open for a year, serving local produce to residents.
A hike around the land will be offered Nov. 27 to show off the usable trails already available at Young Park.
Todd County is seeing the same good news on heart health that patients elsewhere are getting.
We used to talk about genetic selection and carcass composition on Thanksgiving. Now it’s free-range and local.
Mark Erickson, Winthrop city administrator and proponent of a community network proposal to bring broadband to Sibley County, says if private providers wanted to create the network, they would be welcome.
The US Department of Agriculture focuses on local food in its quarterly magazine on food and farming.
In September Jeff Holm stepped down as board chair, but by December he will be chair again. Still, Holm seeks to help new leaders emerge in the township.