Local Farmers

Some articles on farmers, local, local farmers:

Costa Grande Of Guerrero - History - Mexican War of Independence To The Present
... afterwards, with the aim of giving “campesinos” (peasant farmers) lands that could not be taken away from them ... of the area has been dominated by the struggles of campesinos against local and regional caciques, along with national and international interests which have worked with caciques for their own ends ... These fought police and military forces for a number of years during this decade along with local groups such as the Comando Armado Revolucionario del Sur (CARS) ...
Kafta Humera - Agriculture
... A sample enumeration performed by the CSA in 2001 interviewed 11,606 farmers in this woreda, who held an average of 1.89 hectares of land. 68.8% of the farmers both raise crops and livestock, while 27.97% only grow crops and 3.23% only raise livestock ... Over 400 large-scale investors cultivate an average 600 hectares of sesame, while local farmers cultivate up to 12 hectares each ...
Contemporary Local Food Market
... USDA included statistics about the growing local food market in the leaflet released in May 2010 ... The number of farmers’ markets rose to 5,274 in 2009, up from 2,756 in 1998 and 1,755 in 1994, according to USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service ... The number of farm to school programs, which use local farms as food suppliers for school meals programs, increased to 2,095 in 2009, up from 400 in 2004 and 2 in the 1996-97 school year ...

Famous quotes containing the words farmers and/or local:

    The farmers crowd to the fair today in obedience to the same ancient law,... as naturally as bees swarm and follow their queen.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    While it may not heighten our sympathy, wit widens our horizons by its flashes, revealing remote hidden affiliations and drawing laughter from far afield; humor, in contrast, strikes up fellow feeling, and though it does not leap so much across time and space, enriches our insight into the universal in familiar things, lending it a local habitation and a name.
    —Marie Collins Swabey. Comic Laughter, ch. 5, Yale University Press (1961)