How Do You Know When Farmers Market Food Is Local?While Minnesotans love supporting their local farmers, the vendor rules vary from market to market depending on what a community needs, in some cases not requiring vendors to grow or raise their food in Minnesota.
AP Investigation: Fish Billed As 'Local' Isn't Always LocalIn a global industry plagued by fraud and deceit, conscientious consumers are increasingly paying top dollar for what they believe is local, sustainably caught seafood.
Twin Cities Schools Launch Minnesota ThursdaysStudents in Minneapolis and St. Paul public schools will eat lunch food that comes from Minnesota farmers on the first Thursday of every month. School administrators say Minnesota Thursdays stems from the Farm to School programs at both districts.
Buying Local Goods Made Easy With New WebsiteBuying local is a growing movement and instead of having to scavenge through farmers markets or hyper-local gift shops, there's now an easier way. It's through a new website called <a href="http://yumzar.com/" target="_blank">Yumzar.com,</a> which sells only local goods.
MSP Airport Wins Award For Best Food & Beverage ProgramNew designs and local chefs at the Minneapolis/St. Paul Airport caught the attention of an airport industry group, which named our airport the Best Food & Beverage Program not just in the country, but in all of North America.
Sweet Corn Back On Track After Wet WeatherThis spring, the wet weather really put corn farmers behind schedule. But now locally-grown sweet corn is at the store and the farmers markets, and the overall crop is looking pretty good.