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USDA program helps Alaska's farmers

...Congress recognizes that farmers in these states have...For example, a hay farmer who ordered and shipped...geographically challenged" farmers and ranchers, according...said. "We need more farmers, and we need to produce...just giving money to a farmer. That farm is benefiting...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-08-12/usda-program-helps-alaskas-farmers
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Keeping it fresh: Farmers markets boost farms, economies

...availability of farmer's markets as...By 2013, 37 farmers markets had been...and commercial farmers can sell their...Chay refers to farmer's markets as...distinguish between farmer's markets that emphasize farmers and fresh produce...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-08-23/small-event-big-impact-farmers-marke
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Farmers market roundtable provides networking and education

...2013-2014 survey of Farmer's Markets. In addition to farmers looking to get into...market managers seeking farmers. Annette Villa organizes...not exclusively a farmer's market, but I...love to have lots of farmers there," said Villa...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-02-11/farmers-market-roundtable-provides-n
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Sackett's produce stand keeps growing

For many local farmers, the growing season is almost finished on the Kenai Peninsula, and surplus produce is yet to sell. Oblong green peppers, bulbous...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-09-26/sacketts-produce-stand-keeps-growing
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Clothe your soil: Cover crops help enrich it

Cover crops are plants that gardeners and farmers have, since the beginnings of agriculture, grown not to eat but for the good of the soil.Blanketing the ground to hold soil...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-08-20/clothe-your-soil-cover-crops-hel
Outdoors
Pioneer Potluck: About Dad, the farmer

...The words "So God Made a Farmer" are wonderful and very inspiring...much. The last names of our farmer neighbors were Aranci. Winnicks...Good hard-working friendly farmers. Dad never cut corners as...did. Because God made him a farmer! Note: I wrote this article...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/food/2014-04-08-3
Food
High Tunnel gardening featured at Food Bank Farmers Market

The Tuesday Farmers Market at the Peninsula Food Bank on K-Beach Rd offers an abundance...Chaga and all the produce now being offered by visiting the Tuesday Farmers Market at the Peninsula Food Bank from 3:00-6:00pm.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/dispatch/2014-07-28/high-tunnel-gardening-featured-a
Dispatch
Poem: The Farmer's Wife

The Farmer's Wife by Norm Olson We left the plow there in the field Where Dad died that April day. We sold the horses and the cows And...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/2015-01-28/poem-the-farmers-wife
Arts & Entertainment
Renowned agrarian comes to Kenai

...Greenhorns - Lessons of Young Farmers for Young Fishermen," Sunday...Severine talks about with young farmers: they face high costs of entering...Fleet.' However, she said farmers and producers of any age should...film-maker and activist, she's a farmer herself," Chay said. "Her...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-09-17/renowned-agrarian-comes-to-kenai
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Farmers, state agencies keep eye on local flocks

...up at the end of the summer, poultry farmers should be careful to keep their animals...eggs through word of mouth and at local farmers markets, she said. Because of how avian...antibiotics. She turns to other local farmers and organizations such as the Kenai Local...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-02/local-flocks-risk-flu-from-lower-48
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