Article: Local food movement good for agriculture

by Nat Williams, AgriNews Online EXCERPT: Jane Eckert said the growing trend involving cooking meals at home and buying fresh should be seen a positive to farmers. Eckert made the comments at the national convention of the American Agri-Women. “The local food movement I would say has become the biggest trend so far that is compelling what we’re doing,” said Eckert, whose family operates one of the largest agri-tourism farms in Illinois. “People are buying local food, and they’re recognizing that it’s better for them.” To read the full article click HERE

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