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May 7, 2018
Locally produced food has been a priority for the BisMan Food Cooperative since it opened in May 2016. Jenny Schlecht / Forum News Service
BisMan Community Food Co-op puts focus on the story of food
May 7, 2018 - 6:43am
May 4, 2018
Erica Dischino / Tribune

Lettuce grows in rows of pods at the aeroponics operation of Lettuce Abound Farms in New London. Light is shone on the plants while they grow vertically, roots dangling in the air underneath the frame. The roots are spritzed every 12 minutes with a mist of water and fertilizer.
Lettuce Abound Farms serves up first harvest from New London aeroponics operation
May 4, 2018 - 6:52am
December 25, 2017
Riverbound Farm is located south of Mandan, N.D. The farm, a Community Supported Agriculture venture, recently completed its final harvest. Photo taken Dec. 18, 2017. Jenny Schlecht / Forum News Service
The local foods scene
December 25, 2017 - 11:05am
August 29, 2017
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Eat better with less: How to buy organic on a budget
August 29, 2017 - 5:00am
June 6, 2017
Tom Cherveny / Tribune 

The first strawberries are beginning to ripen at Grandma and Grandpa's berries n more, south of Olivia.
Avid gardeners in rural Olivia aim to tap interest in local foods
June 6, 2017 - 6:03am
September 2, 2016
Peanuts are maturing in the community garden in Olivia. Sweet potatoes and peanuts are among the surprising variety of plants being raised in the garden created by nonprofit organization United Acres. (Tom Cherveny / Tribune )
Olivia community garden project aims to promote better health in Renville County
September 2, 2016 - 11:15pm
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
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 
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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