Good Food Blog - Press Releases
We’re excited to announce that FamilyFarmed.org has received roughly $300,000 from the Risk Management Agency (RMA) of the USDA to train over 1300 farmers across 11 states as part of our Wholesale Success Program! For the past five years, FamilyFarmed.org, our experienced farmer-trainer Atina Diffley, and on-the-ground partners have trained...read more
We are proud to announce the success of the Eat What You Grow! pilot project with the Chicago Public Schools! FamilyFarmed.org and CPS have produced a school garden manual and training materials that allows CPS cafeterias to source produce from their own school gardens. The manual contains information, step-by-step instructions,...read more
The ninth annual Good Food Festival and Conference was a huge success! Have you heard the great announcements from Friday’s Opening Symposium? Midway Airport, McCormick Place, and Chicago Public Schools committed to increasing their local and sustainable food programs! Collectively these institutions serve over 1.5 million meals per day.
USDA Invests in FamilyFarmed.org to Train More Than 2500 Fruit and Vegetable Growers Nationally in Best Practices in Food Safety, Packing and Postharvest Handling Funding Will Also Create Spanish Language Food Safety Program FamilyFarmed.org is pleased to announce that the Risk Management Agency of the United States Department of...read more
October 13, 2012 – Growing Power Iron St Farm, 10am-1pm We are thrilled to announce the Chicago Ideas Week Affiliate Event, Good Food: Stories of a Revolution. Produced by FamilyFarmed.org in collaboration with New Venture Advisors and Growing Power, the event will showcase leaders in the Good Food Movement that...read more