Apply for the March 19, 2015 Financing Fair at the Good Food Financing & Innovation Conference. Applications are due February 2. Click here to download the information packet and apply.
The launch of FamilyFarmed’s Good Food Business Accelerator program on October 1 drew a standing room crowd to the spacious auditorium at 1871. Read full article. (Photo credit James Schmitt.)
Please join FamilyFarmed.org on October 1, 2014 for the Good Food Business Accelerator‘s debut event at 1871: Accelerating Good Food, a thought provoking discussion on how the Good Food Business Accelerator will positively impact the Midwest’s supply of local, sustainable food and foster an ecosystem of successful farm and...read more
Intermarche “Inglorious Fruits + Vegetables” Intermarche launched the Inglorious Fruits + Vegetables, a film, print, poster + radio campaign, celebrating the beauty of the Grotesque Apple, the Ridiculous Potato, the Hideous Orange, the Failed Lemon the Disfigured Eggplant, the Ugly Carrot + the Unfortunate Clementine.
In 1994 the USDA began publishing a national directory listing U.S. farmers markets + has updated it every year since 2008. The USDA Agricultural Marketing Services Division indicates that this year there are 8,144 farmers markets at latest count. Here is a guide to markets across the United States....read more
We are excited to announce that the 2015 Good Food Festival + Conference will be held March 19 – 21, 2015! Details about the 2015 program + speakers will be unveiled soon. For a peek at the 2014 event program directory click here.
The Netherlands is acting assertively to reduce the routine use of antibiotics on livestock “without any negative effects on production rates or profits.” Good Food on Every Table reports on the article.
Organic crops, and foods made from them, have as much as 69 percent more key antioxidants than conventionally-grown crops, according to a new study done by the Center for Sustaining Agriculture + Natural Resources at Washington State University. “The findings of this study strongly support the existence of health...read more
FamilyFarmed.org and Whole Foods Market are pleased to announce an extensive collaboration to support the production of local food in the Midwest. To read the announcement, click here. Included in the strategic partnership are three of our major programs: Good Food Business Accelerator Whole Foods Market Midwest will fund...read more
The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) will fund a national version of FamilyFarmed.org’s publication “Building Successful Food Hubs: A Business Planning Guide for Aggregating and Processing Local Food in Illinois.” The guide serves as a resource for communities, businesses, not-for-profits and others interested in establishing food hubs in Illinois. “For...read more