farmer’s market

Michigan farmer against same-sex marriage seeks permanency

· June 1, 2018

The Michigan farmer who sued the city of East Lansing after he was excluded from the farmer’s market for his views on same-sex marriage will be back this weekend for his first full season in two years. But Steve Tennes, the owner of The Country Mill, wants to make his booth a permanent fixture at […]

Pennsylvania farmer dies after trapped in barn fire

· January 23, 2018

Our condolences go out to this Pennsylvania community after losing a long time farmer and owner of a popular farmer’s market stand in a barn fire Saturday. According to The Daily Item, Roger R. Billig, 51, died in the Northumberland County fire on Saturday evening after suffering from smoke inhalation. The Elysburg Fire Department reports […]

Sec. Perdue: The farmers market is revitalizing rural America

· August 3, 2017

Save the date! Next week (Aug. 6- 13) is National Farmers Market Week, thanks to a proclamation issued by U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue. This is the eighteenth year USDA has supported local producers by encouraging families to meet, and buy from, the farmers and other vendors at their local farmers market. The proclamation […]

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