Sustainable Ag + Food News: Seedstock’s Weekly Roundup
February 26, 2015 | seedstock
Excerpt: Andrew Fansler who farms 4,500 acres of no till corn and soybeans in Shelby County was presented with the national Young Farmers Sustainability award Wednesday in Phoenix, AZ.
Excerpt: St. Anne Senior Community Center’s urban farming partnership has earned a top award from the National Institute of Senior Centers.
Excerpt: The newly incorporated aquaponics program at Mountain View High School in San Jacinto is being met with much enthusiasm from students and staff.
Excerpt: Jason and Louisa Waligoske are trying to plow new ground in the organic farming field in Lane County.
Excerpt: With the help of a Kansas Department of Agriculture Farm to School sub-grant, students are learning about hydroponics and growing produce for the school cafeteria.
Excerpt: Teen volunteers use hydroponic farms to distribute up to 40 pounds of produce each month to families.
Excerpt: With its version of crowdfunding for local food businesses, Credibles offers benefits to both owners and eaters alike.
Excerpt: As more consumers demand local fare, large food services and producers shift focus
9 Common Market wants more local food (WFMZ)
Excerpt: When he gets up in the morning, Andrew Puglia’s mind is on Lehigh Valley farms.
Excerpt: A group of siblings and their parents have agreed to protect their Blaine County farm and ranch land from development, using a combination of federal, nonprofit and county funds.
Excerpt: My look at agriculture’s impact on the Sioux Falls economy has taken me through the city finance office and all the way out to the state Department
Excerpt: Seed Capital KY’s vision for a 24-acre ‘food business park’ celebrates regional producers while benefiting the surrounding community.