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Visit a Missouri Farm

Many of Missouri’s farms are now inviting the public out to learn how their food is grown and visit a working farm. This is called agritourism. And it is a great opportunity to learn more about Missouri agriculture while also … Continue reading

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Farmers’ Market Resources

Many consumers are expressing a renewed interest in buying food directly from the farmer or grower in their local areas. One reason for this consumer change is the new awareness of the importance of fresh vegetables and fruit in the … Continue reading

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Missouri Organics

Organic certification is a way to open up new opportunities for Missouri’s farmers and food processors. For transitional farmers, moving to more organic forms of production is one way to add value to Missouri grown and made products while providing stewardship of our … Continue reading

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Plastic Pot Recycling

We all can help reduce the amount of horticultural waste in landfills by recycling plastic garden pots, polystyrene cell packs and trays at the Missouri Botanical Garden in St. Louis and other locations throughtout the city and county.  This program collected … Continue reading

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Trends in the Gluten-Free Market

If you are a producer who retails gluten-free products, you might be interested in this report from Gourmet Retailer Magazine detailing trends in the industry. http://www.gourmetretailer.com/images/pdf/GF.pdf

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Whole Foods 2nd Annual Grass-Fed Beef Chili Cook Off

Cast your vote for the best grass-fed beef chili at this free event. All 10 of Whole Foods’ teams will compete to win $500 to be donated to their favorite charity. Your votes, and those of the celebrity judges determine … Continue reading

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Area-wide Sustainable Backyard Tour

Learn what you need to know to implement food production in your yard and garden, from vegetables and fruit trees to bees and chickens. See firsthand how homeowners in St. Louis City and County are transforming their yards from energy … Continue reading

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Open House – Alan T. Busby Agriculture Farm

This event is open to the public. A box lunch will be available for $5.00 benefiting the Lincoln University Agriculture Club. Pre-register by Friday by calling 573.681.5543 or online at http://www.lincolnu.edu/web/cooperative-research/university-farms. Please let us know if you need special accommodations. … Continue reading

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The Great Missouri Buzz Off

It’s time to get out in those gardens – and what better way to get your plants growing than bees. Whether you want to pollinate your fruits and vegetables, dabble in beekeeping or join the ranks of professional beekeeping, this will assist … Continue reading

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A Revival of Spirits

An article from Feast Magazine discussing the growing world of craft distilling in Missouri. http://www.feaststl.com/this-months-feast/feature-articles/article_91edcd42-71fd-11e1-994c-001a4bcf6878.html  

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It’s All About Structure and Organization

In order to develop and maintain a viable farmers’ market, an organized and well thought out process needs to be implemented. Continue reading

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Food Safety for Farmers’ Markets

Foods sold at farmers’ markets must be wholesome, safe, and from approved sources. Post includes links to state regualted guidelines. Continue reading

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AgriMissouri Logo for You

Attention AgriMissouri™ Members ($50 and $100 level only) – to those of you that have not already taken full advantage of the AgriMissouri logo, you can include the official logo on your products packaging, marketing materials, websites and other published materials. Show the world you are proud to be a member of a group that sells Missouri!

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Agritourism Survey

A survey of agritourism operators was conducted to determine the impact agritourism has on their farms as well as communities. Continue reading

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