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Nov 10

Promoting Pierce County's Farmers Markets

Posted to Conservation Corner on November 10, 2015 at 2:16 PM by Allan Warren

MarketThe District was recently awarded a nearly $100,000 grant from the USDA to promote Pierce County Farmer's Markets. We can boost the economic impact of our local food system and make it more equitable. With this collaborative promotions program, we will.

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Oct 16

Giving Farmers Markets a Boost

Posted to On the Farm on October 16, 2015 at 12:19 PM by Allan Warren


Through a US Department of Agriculture grant, Pierce Conservation District is helping implement a county wide promotional campaign that will benefit 11 local Farmers Markets across 7 communities. This program will focus on helping low income/low access consumers get fresh, locally grown food and will ultimately benefit over 160 local farmers. To learn more about the specifics of the USDA Grant, click here.
 
Find out where and when the Farmers Markets are by clicking here.