Indiana Offers Specialty Crop Marketing Grants

Stacy February 6, 2008

On January 30th, 2008, the Indiana State Department of Agriculture (ISDA) announced the availability of specialty crop grant funds made possible by the Specialty Crop Block Grant provided by the USDA Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS). Through four different programs, ISDA seeks to increase specialty crop marketing opportunities. All are provided at no cost to producers.…

Farmers’ Market Vouchers Boost Produce Consumption Among WIC Participants, Study Finds

Stacy January 18, 2008

Jan 16, 2008 A study in this month’s American Journal of Public Health suggests that participants in the federal Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) consume more fruits and vegetables when they shop at farmers’ markets rather than grocery stores, the New York Times reports. To evaluate the efficacy of produce…

Farmers' Market Vouchers Boost Produce Consumption Among WIC Participants, Study Finds

Stacy

Jan 16, 2008 A study in this month’s American Journal of Public Health suggests that participants in the federal Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) consume more fruits and vegetables when they shop at farmers’ markets rather than grocery stores, the New York Times reports. To evaluate the efficacy of produce…