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10 Reasons to Celebrate National Farmers Market Week, from American Farmland Trust

10 Reasons to Celebrate National Farmers Market Week! It’s local community coming together to support and nurture each other and the earth we live on. ~ says Tomi from Homer NY. For every $10 spent on local food, as much … Continue reading

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The Food Warriors Have Done It, and Now YOU Can DIY!

Over the past four seasons, we’ve had a blast working alongside more than 50 Food Warrior Interns, who have personally visited and documented 334 farms, 176 food artisans and 390 farmers markets and have uploaded more than 20,000 photos to … Continue reading

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Food Warrior Interns Step Away From Their Cameras (Briefly) and Into the Kitchen!

Last week, our Food Warriors got together and cooked dinners using the produce and meat from some of their favorite local producers. Food Warrior dinner galas were held in Atlanta, Austin, San Francisco, Oahu, Tampa Bay and Western Massachusetts. Click … Continue reading

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Foodshed: A Market with an Ideology

This post is from one of the 16 interns in the Real Time Farms Food Warrior Summer Internship Program (our Fall 2011 Food Warriors have started and will be blogging  soon!). These interns are collecting data, pictures, and video on the growing practices … Continue reading

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Our First 16 Food Warriors: A Documented Success!

Over the course of the summer, our 16 Food Warriors in Boulder, LA, Michigan, New York, and Seattle have collectively visited over 90 farms and 40 food artisans and documented 125 farmer’s markets through photos, writing, and video! They have … Continue reading

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Doubled The Farmers Markets, Doubled the Fun: 6764 Farmers Markets on Real Time Farms

3185 farmers markets were just added to Real Time Farms this week. The USDA released 2011 farmers market data for public use on Data.gov. (Thanks USDA!) Co-founder, Karl Rosaen, spent the past few days, 16 hours yesterday alone, geocoding, writing scripts, … Continue reading

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Top 100 Farmers Market Photos : 15K searched. 100 chosen.

Over 15,ooo photos have been posted to Real Time Farms since the site’s launch last April. That’s the work of everyday people like you and me… crazy awesome, right?! To honor National Farmers Market Week, Real Time Farms’ Gastronomic Guru Lindsay-Jean Hard … Continue reading

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Savor the Season: Strawberry Champagne Cupcakes

I know that summer has really and truly arrived in Michigan when strawberries start showing up at the farmers market. Sadly strawberry season is all too short, and is already nearing an end in our area. My husband and I … Continue reading

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Washington DC’s local food landscape and FRESHFARM Markets

I am happy to report our capital city, the thriving metropolis of Washington DC, shuts down roads and stops traffic for local food – and it all began with FRESHFARM markets. The 501c3 organization runs 11 farmers markets in DC, … Continue reading

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A Visit to Snow’s Sugarbush

Last weekend we were able to take a tour of Snow’s Sugarbush, in Mason, during maple syrup season. Snow’s is a family run business that has been going strong for 40 years. Their maple syrup is a mainstay of the … Continue reading

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