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The USDA National Farmers Market Directory in map mode

The USDA National Farmers Market Directory in map mode. This screen shot shows 126 farmers markets in North Carolina


December 2011

Bullet 7,175 Markets and Counting: Farmers Markets at your Fingertips
Bullet Secretary’s Column: Hunger And the Holidays
Bullet Healthy Gardens, Healthy Youth School Pilot Program
Bullet Then and Now, USDA Feeds the Nation
Bullet DC Quake Rocked the District, but the Tweets Rolled On
Bullet Rediscovering Our Roots in December
Bullet Organic 101: What Organic Farming (and Processing) Doesn’t Allow
Bullet Winter …The Perfect Time to Visit a Farmers Market
Bullet 2012 Ag Outlook Forum: Food Price and Farm Income Outlooks
Bullet Midwest Schools Find Benefits in Serving Local Foods
Bullet Business Plans Score Big at FFA Agri-Entrepreneurship Awards
Bullet Learn How You Can Help Feed Kids During the Summer!
Bullet Preventing Hunger and Protecting Taxpayers: Our Renewed Efforts to Combat SNAP Fraud
Bullet Hunger: A Broken Street Light


November 2011

Bullet Secretary’s Column: Happy Thanksgiving
Bullet Key Partnerships Help Fewer Kids Go Hungry in Arkansas
Bullet Students Fuel Up to Play 60 in San Antonio
Bullet Disfrute los Días Festivos: Prepare Comidas Inocuas y Saludables
Bullet Enjoy the Holidays: Preparing Healthy and Safe Meals!
Bullet Tuskegee Airman Inspires FNCS Employees at Veterans Day Ceremony
Bullet Federal Nutrition Assistance Helps Food Banks Keep Up With Demand
Bullet How Are You Adding Fruits and Vegetables? Your Plate Could Win $1,500!
Bullet Helping Homeless Veterans One Hero At A Time
Bullet New “Get Involved” Site Helps Us Work Together to Reach More Folks Who Need Help
Bullet Ground-breaking Partnership Brings Celebrity Recipe to Chicago Student Lunches
Bullet Florida School Celebrates Farm to School with 11 Pumpkin Dishes and a Lesson From a Chef


October 2011

Bullet A Rainy Day Becomes Perfect Backdrop for A Visit to A New Jersey School’s Garden
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Bullet Faith-based Partner Puts Healthy Food Within Seniors’ Reach
Bullet Feds Feed Families: Stories from the Field
Bullet White House Recognizes HealthierUS School Challenge Schools
Bullet SNAP-Ed Recipe Finder: Healthy, Low Cost Meals Are One Click Away!
Bullet Secretary’s Column: MyPlate Inspires Healthful Eating
Bullet Feds Feed Families by Gleaning
Bullet Supporting the Healthy Growth of Our Children During National School Lunch Week
Bullet Thanks to USDA Feds for Feeding Families this Summer
Bullet National School Lunch Week: A Time to Celebrate
Bullet Museum Recognizes Hunger in the South
Bullet A Little Help from Friends: Training Peer Counselors to Promote Breastfeeding in Texas
Bullet Museum Recognizes Hunger in the South

 
September 2011

Bullet Healthy School Meals Fuel S.W.A.G. and Success
Bullet Announcing the “Food, Fun and Sun” Contest Finalists! Now Open for Public Vote, You Decide the Winners!
Bullet Calling All Students: Enter the Ending Childhood Hunger Video Contest!
Bullet The Importance of Feeding the Hungry

 
August 2011

Bullet Puerto Rico University Steps Up to Feed 350 Kids A Day During the Summer
Bullet Nutrition Doesn’t Have to be Expensive
Bullet Secretary’s Column: A Healthier Back to School
Bullet Feeding Hungry Kids Tops Priorities
Bullet After School Snacking
Bullet Farmers’ Markets by the White House Hosts National Farmers Week and World Breastfeeding Week Festivities
Bullet Focus on Hunger Among Latinos: President Obama and USDA’s Lisa Pino Visit National Council of La Raza
Bullet Let’s Move Faith and Communities Inspires Fresh Produce for 100 Food Pantries
Bullet A Summer Visit to Indian Country. First stop: Eagle Butte, South Dakota
Bullet Puerto Rico Agricultural Market Expansion Conference a Success

 
July 2011

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Bullet USDA Joins First White House Hispanic Policy Conference
Bullet Food, Fun, and Sun! Summer Food Service Program Story and Photo Contest
Bullet A Church in Phoenix Opens its Doors to Access Food
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June 2011

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Bullet Powerful Partnerships Feed Hungry Milwaukee Kids in the Summertime
Bullet Chicago Celebrates “Go for the Gold” in Food and Fitness
Bullet USDA Works with Partners to Feed Children in the Summer Months
Bullet El USDA colabora con sus Socios Para Alimentar a los Niños Durante los Meses de Verano
Bullet Saving Taxpayer Money through Nutrition Assistance Delivery
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Bullet Let’s Move! Across Missouri
Bullet The Results are in For Recipes for Healthy Kids
Bullet Let’s Move! in Action at the USDA Farmers Market and People’s Garden
Bullet Catholic Charities of the Rio Grande Valley Sponsors 25 Feeding Sites this Summer
Bullet How MyPlate Becomes Your Plate
Bullet Let’s Move! in Indian Country Launches on the Menominee Reservation in Wisconsin
Bullet Let’s Move! to Feed Hungry Kids this Summer
Bullet What Will You Do To Help Feed Hungry Children This Summer?
Bullet Secretary Vilsack Highlights Summer Food Service Program Week at No Kid Hungry Launch in Virginia
Bullet National Summer Food Service Program Week: Food That’s in When School is Out!
Bullet Big Day in the Big D – 154 schools receive HealthierUS School Challenge awards
Bullet USDA Unveils New, Simple Tips to Stay Healthy, Active and Fit
   

May 2011

Bullet Bellingham Team Scores Big with Double Winners
Bullet Connecticut Students Say, “Si, Si” to Fiesta Wrap on the Menu
Bullet This Recipe Will Make the Competition Green with Envy
Bullet New Mexico School Puts a Dash of Southwest in Recipe Competition
Bullet ¡Si Por Favor! We’ll Take Another Serving of Spanish Chickpea Stew
Bullet A Colorful Celebration of Confetti Soup
Bullet Benvenuti a Ashville! Ira B. Jones Elementary Tempts Judges with Taste of Tuscany
Bullet Honoring the Past With a Recipe that Looks to a Healthy Future
Bullet Recipes for Healthy Kids Contest Ends May 31– Don’t Forget to Vote!
Bullet Urban Gardening Ministry Brings Fresh Food to Richmond, VA
Bullet Food and Nutrition Service Helps Southern States Hit Hard by Disasters
Bullet Cooking Up a Delicious Meal with a Local Twist
Bullet In Recipe Competition, Ohio School Puts a Healthy Twist on a Tasty Dish
Bullet Teaming Up to Triple Summer Food for Rio Grande Valley Kids
Bullet The Competition Gets Prickly as Judges Head to Minnesota
Bullet Aloha! Mount Lebanon Elementary School
Bullet What’s for lunch? How about a Roasted Fish Crispy Slaw Wrap?
Bullet California Chef Helps Schools Go for Gold!
Bullet Michigan Chef Embraces First Lady’s “Chefs Move to Schools” Initiative
Bullet Clinic on Wheels Reaches Communities Once Isolated from WIC Clinics
Bullet Recipes for Healthy Kids Advances; Judges Visit Greeley, Colo., School
Bullet Healthy Students, Healthy Schools, Cultivating Communities of Wellness
Bullet Healthy Kids, Healthy Communities
Bullet Champions of Change: Moving Chefs to School in New Haven, Connecticut
Bullet Feeding Hungry Kids in the Summer? It’s a No Brainer!
Bullet USDA Hosts Webinar Watch Events Across the Country to Feed Hungry Kids this Summer
Bullet Recipes for Healthy Kids Judging Teams Begin School Visits
Bullet Interactive Web Tool Maps Food Deserts, Provides Key Data
Bullet Champions of Change: Autrey Mill Middle School Cooking Club
Bullet USDA Presents Nutrition Excellence Award to Dual-Language Elementary School in the Nation’s Capital

April 2011

Bullet Become a Champion to End Hunger. Make A Commitment and Take Action Today!
Bullet Let’s Move! to grow more Community Gardens
Bullet NFL Quarterback Sam Bradford, Secretary Vilsack Urge Native Children to Get Outside and Get Active
Bullet Let All Who Are Hungry Come and Eat
Bullet Conservation Partners Celebrate Earth Day and the People’s Garden Initiative
Bullet Let’s Help Kids Eat Healthy!
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Celebrating National Gardening Month with Healthy Gardens, Healthy Youth Programs

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Let’s Move! Across Michigan

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Morning Star Foodies Reap Harvest From Let’s Move!

March 2011

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Breakfast – Making a Big Difference in Milwaukee

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Delaware Kid Chefs Learn Prepare Tasty, Nutritious, and Budget-Friendly Meals

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Former SNAP Recipient Helps Increase Access to Fresh Produce at Farmers Markets

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Webinar for Tribal Leaders: Beginning Consultation for Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010

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USDA Reaches out to Hispanic Ministers to Help Feed Hungry Children

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El Evento de MALDEF se Enfoca a Mejorar la Calidad de Vida de las Comunidades Latinas

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MALDEF Event Focuses on Improving Quality of Life in Latino Communities

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Stopping Hunger and Improving Nutrition When School is Out

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Partners Launch No Kid Hungry in New Mexico

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¿Tienes Hambre? Los programas de USDA sirven a la comunidad Latina en Miami.

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¿Tienes Hambre? USDA Programs Serve the Latino Community in Miami.

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Going for the Gold in the HealthierUS School Challenge

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USDA’s Food Assistance Program Legacy Lives On

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Want to Help Feed Hungry Kids This Summer? Check Out Our New Webinars and Outreach Toolkits!

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See First Hand How Partnerships Impact Children

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Creatively Expanding School Breakfast in the Midwest

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Hard Work, Creativity Key to Successful Summer Food Service Program

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Help Feed Hungry Kids: Learn More on March 16

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Ayude A Alimentar A Niños Con Hambre Este Verano: Aprenda Más el 16 de Marzo

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Let the Voting Begin – Recipes for Healthy Kids Competition Advances

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School Breakfast Week Signals a Time to Invest in our Future

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Recipe Finder Delivers the Goodies

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Snow Days Don’t Deter New England School from Healthy School Meals

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A Healthier Future for our Nation’s Children

February 2011

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Help Feed Hungry Kids this Summer: Join our Webinar to Learn More!

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A School and Community with Distinction

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Communities Across the Nation Work Tirelessly to End Hunger. Join the Movement!

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USDA Launches Spanish-Language SNAP Retail Locator

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The Farmers Market Promotion Program is Feeding Healthy Communities

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Are You Ready for Some Football?

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Chefs Move to Central Texas Schools

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A Wellness Community Achieves the HealthierUS School Challenge

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Illinois School Hosts Rockin’ HealthierUS School Award Celebration

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AMS Fruit and Vegetable Programs Continues Outreach Efforts

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Chef Inspired, Kid Approved

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Let’s Move! in the Right Direction for Kids

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Inspiring Kids to a Healthier Future

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Kudos to Chicago’s High School Top Chefs!

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Announcing the USDA FNS 2011 Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) Webinar Series!

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USDA Fresh Fruit and Veggie Program Earns Rave Reviews from Dayton Students

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How Much Do Fruits and Vegetables Cost?

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Draw Up a Winning Game Plan with Nutritious Foods and Physical Activity

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USDA and Senator Brown Team Up to Fight Summer Hunger in Ohio

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Celebrating Washington, DC’s first Gold Award of Distinction in USDA’s HealthierUS School Challenge

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Hunger Doesn’t Take a Summer Vacation, and neither does the Riverside Unified School District

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USDA 2011 Agricultural Outlook Forum: Nutrition and Health Sessions


January 2011

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New Dietary Guidelines Urge Consumers to Enjoy Food, but watch Calories In, Calories Out

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Celebrating the Western Regional Office Summer Sunshine Award Winners!

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Feds Fighting Hunger!

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Innovating Our Way to a Stronger America

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USDA Webinar Spreads the Word about the Specialty Crop Block Grant Program

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50 Years Later, His Mission Lives On

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Does Hunger take a Summer Break?…Not in San Francisco

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Mapping the Food Environment

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California Chef Partners with Local Elementary School for Chefs Move to Schools Program

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Good Morning America Visits Chicago to Highlight a Healthy School

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Meeting the Nutritional Needs of the Nation’s Schoolchildren

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Chef Helps Special Needs School Children Explore New Foods

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Chefs on the Move to Help Improve Child Nutrition

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Mc Kinney’s Minshew Elementary School Achieves Gold in USDA’s HealthierUS School Challenge

 


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Last modified: 02/16/2012
 

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