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June 27, 2016
A large crowd of locally grown supporters sees and hears whats new at the Willmar Food Hub greenhouse on the MinnWest Technology Campus. (SHELBY LINDRUD | TRIBUNE)
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Food Hub begins to bear fruit and vegetables and hopefully more
June 27, 2016 - 11:30pm
April 19, 2016
Spicer winery participates in Savor Minnesota
April 19, 2016 - 8:14am
April 6, 2015
TRIBUNE/ Files
Charalin Simon, left, of Willmar sells some of her baked goods to Lora Miller during Becker Market in downtown Willmar in this June 2012 file photo. Becker Market was one of the markets studied in a price comparison of farmers markets and other stores.
U of M study finds lower average produce prices at farmers markets in region than at stores
April 6, 2015 - 12:11am
October 24, 2014
More than 60 people stand Friday in front of The HUB in downtown Willmar to wave at the camera-toting drone shooting a video to promote the renovation of the building where a brew house and restaurant are proposed, along with other food-related businesses. The video will be used in a national Kickstarter campaign and also presented to other grant-making organizations. (Tribune photo by Rand Middleton)
Video to promote renovation of Willmar hub for local foods
October 24, 2014 - 11:50pm
September 12, 2014
Community-Owned Grocery takes another step toward opening of store with capital campaign
September 12, 2014 - 11:49pm
August 3, 2014
Public invited to annual meeting of Willmar Community-Owned Grocery on August 14
August 3, 2014 - 10:39pm
March 28, 2014
The building known as the “Barn Shed” in downtown Willmar has been used to store props and a workshop for the Barn Theatre. An agreement is in place to purchase and rehabilitate the building for development of local food-based businesses. (Tribune photo by Ron Adams)
Papers signed for purchase, rehab of ‘Barn Shed’ building in downtown Willmar
March 28, 2014 - 10:59pm
March 1, 2014
Alma Draeger, a Clinton-Beardsley-Graceville High School student, is headed to state competition for a  science project she undertook in Carol Ford’s Garden Goddess greenhouse in Milan. Draeger told the visiting YES! students that the best part of her science project was being able to eat the greens 
she harvested. (Tribune photo by Tom Cherveny)play button
W.C. Minn. YES! students enjoy ground-floor look at emerging economy based on passive solar technology (with video)
March 1, 2014 - 7:18am
Carol Ford will continue to carry on the work of her late husband, Chuck Waibel. He died Aug. 16 shortly after being awarded a Bush Leadership Fellowship to develop a local foods network. Tribune file photo
Grant keeps local foods effort going
January 1, 2014 - 11:13pm
November 10, 2013
Community-Owned Grocery house parties to discuss local foods
November 10, 2013 - 11:16pm
March 21, 2013
Minnesota Grown to present farmers' market data
March 21, 2013 - 10:00am
March 4, 2013
Farm to Cafeteria workshop is Tuesday in Morris, Minn.
March 4, 2013 - 11:53am
February 21, 2013
County Board hears update on plans for Community-Owned Grocery in Willmar, Minn.
February 21, 2013 - 12:35am
January 15, 2013
USDA offering loans to farmers who grow for locals
January 15, 2013 - 12:55pm
January 2, 2013
Tim and Shelly Elkington, of Montevideo, had lots of help from friends as they erected a 12-foot by 44-foot, passive solar greenhouse to produce cool-weather greens through the winter as part of a community-supported agriculture venture. (Tribune photo by Tom Cherveny)
Elk’s Bluff Winter Greenhouse feeds a growing appetite for local foods
January 2, 2013 - 12:00am