Eva Lucia Saulitis

...the Kilcher homestead and spent hours beside her friend Peter Risley, harvesting and selling his garden bounty at the weekly farmers' market in Hawi, Hawaii. Despite an early career path change from professional oboe studies at Northwestern University to...
Alaska farmers want prison-run slaughterhouse kept open

ANCHORAGE - Farmers across Alaska are fighting to keep a state-run slaughterhouse open after lawmakers announced plans to shut down the facility...
Young farmers help keep land in production

...route to profits because farmers can fetch higher prices. Premiums paid to organic farmers can range 29 to 32 percent...That means an organic farmer can make a living on...Lewis, a 32-year-old farmer in Olympia, helping fledgling farmers. Groups have built a...
Nation and World
Vast forest fires in Indonesia spawn ecological disaster

KAMPAR, Indonesia - For farmer Achmad Rusli, it was a season of smoke: Ten weeks without sunlight...Indonesian law bans clearing land by burning, except by small-scale farmers who are allowed up to 2 hectares.All told, nearly 50,000 fires...
Nation and World
Future uncertain for rare white deer at weapons site

...the year to one or several buyers. All offers will be considered, he said, noting that the greatest interest has been from farmers who would graze cattle and grow crops.Seneca White Deer has launched a fundraising drive in hopes of buying at least 2...
Nation and World
Sitka Farmers Markets kick off July 4

...enjoy this year's eighth annual Sitka Farmers Market. There will be six markets this...through Sept. 12. In short, the Sitka Farmers Markets give Sitka residents a chance...SNAP (food stamp) users. The Sitka Farmers Market started as a community wellness...
Sitka Local Foods Network to host six Sitka Farmers Market events

...Network will host the eighth summer of Sitka Farmers Markets in 2015, starting on July 4. The Sitka Farmers Markets take place from 10 a.m. to Sitka.Sitka's market is the first farmers market in Southeast Alaska to accept WIC...
US expects to pay farmers $191 million for birds lost to flu

...government expects to spend $191 million to pay chicken and turkey farmers for birds lost to avian flu, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack...program for poultry producers similar to that for other livestock farmers.That's just a fraction of the federal government's...
Regional News
With Hindu party leading India, beef grows political

...the north Indian village days after the killing of a Muslim farmer who was rumored to have slaughtered cows. A Hindu mob had smashed...after their attempt to serve beef curry on campus to protest the farmer's killing set off a melee. On Friday, violence swept another...
Nation and World
Photo: Fresh, and friendly

Jane Edwards greets customers waiting for the Farmers' Market to open during the Juneau Community Garden Harvest Fair on Saturday. The warm, early summer weather made for a bumper crop of carrots.


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