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Local College Students Grow Produce To Help Feed Area Residents

Hope of Harvest is a program that puts food on the tables of area residents. Scott Smith, Assistant Farm Manager at Delaware Valley College in Doylestown says this year, the program is expected to grow more than 50,000 pounds of vegetables.

03/29/2014

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Grocery Store Worker Recovering After Being Stung By Scorpion

A Giant produce employee is recovering after he was bit by a scorpion while at work on Saturday.

01/06/2014

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After Slow Start, NJ Tomato Production Expected To Be Back On Track

Agricultural agent Wesley Kline, with the Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Cumberland County, says too much rain in the spring and early summer is to blame for delaying outdoor tomato harvest by a week or two.

07/15/2013

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New Jersey Farmers Do Best To Cope With Heavy Rain

We may be in the grips of another heat wave around here, but recent heavy rains in the region have proven to be troublesome to several South Jersey farmers.

07/07/2013

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Top Spots To Pick Your Own Summer Produce

To reawaken the gatherer in you, head to one of these local farms and get your hands dirty.

06/07/2013

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Guide To Philadelphia’s Farmers’ Markets

With so many farmers’ markets within the city and scattered throughout the suburbs, Philadelphians can take their pick of delicious, local produce, dairy products and baked goods…even artisinal chocolate!

05/24/2013

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Gov. Corbett Meets With Chilean Minister Of Agriculture In An Effort To Increase Trade

The Governor’s meeting with Chilean officials is a follow up to the administration’s trip to South America last month for the purpose of increasing trade between the regions.

05/14/2013

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Environmental Group Releases Annual ‘Dirty Dozen’ List Of Fruits And Vegetables

The list, which highlights the 12 fruits and vegetables that are most contaminated by pesticides, included an additional “Plus” category for the second year in a row.

05/08/2013

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Local Food Prices Remain Stable Despite Drought In Midwest

Produce prices in our area have been stable this summer and should remain stable until locally grown produce is gone.

07/19/2012

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Health: New Study Shows White Produce Linked To Reduction Of Strokes

White is the new healthy color, according to new research that says white produce can be life saving.

09/15/2011