• Maryland farmer testifies at trial, denies abusing livestock

    FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — A Maryland farmer charged with 20 counts of animal cruelty testified Wednesday that he treated his cattle, goats and sheep better than authorities did when they seized the livestock he allegedly…

  • Local farmers turn to crowd-sourced loans to increase infrastructure, production

    In 2012, 75 percent of the nation\’s 2.1 million farms sold less than $50,000 in agricultural products, but the cost to maintain a farm continues to increase. Local farmers turn to crowdsourcing.

  • Produce: Fridge-friendly vs. countertop-confined

    Bringing good produce from farm to table can be challenging in a metropolitan area. Once you\’ve found the perfect produce for your next few meals, you then face an added challenge – storing it once you get home.

  • Mobile Market makes local food cheap, convenient

    We all know eating seasonal, local food is more healthy and better for the economy, but not everyone can afford trips to Whole Foods or farmers markets.