STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Shutdown over, farm bill up next
By Don Davis
President Barack Obama makes new federal farm policy his third highest congressional priority now that the federal shutdown is history, but that is no guarantee a farm bill will have easy... Posted on 10/21/13 at 8:32 AM
RURAL REFLECTIONS Farm Update
I like to give readers a little slice of the farm on occasion. Some people farmed much of their lives and then retired while others grew up on the farm so both groups have memories that occupy... Posted on 9/1/12 at 6:20 AM
MODERN-DAY JANE Enjoy in generous amounts.
Grandpa Henry is now officially 90 years old, and the whole town came out to celebrate. Well, the part of the town that is over 60 years old, anyway - which, lets face it, is quite a few people.
The ... Posted on 9/13/11 at 9:58 PM
HEALTHY TIDBITS Fair Farms Campaign Kickoff Meeting
The Fair Farm Bill Campaign Kick Off Meeting is Wednesday, Septebmer 21st a the Whole Foods Co-op located at 610 E. 4th St., Duluth. Refresments are provided. (To learn how you can become more infolve... Posted on 9/11/11 at 5:18 AM
Two Harbors Farmers’ Market vendors were busy Saturday morning at Thomas Owens Park. Customers stopped, chatted and selected produce, baked goods, sweet treats and craft items at the row of tables facing Second Avenue. Farmers said the growing season has been challenging with snow on May 1 and late frosts, but recent glimpses of the sun have been encouraging.
Among the many vendors were Kim Swartout and two of her four children selling produce they grow at Valleyview Farm. So far the season’s yield has been small, but Swartout is cautiously optimistic.
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