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Stories with subject: Food trends
  • EXCHANGE: Danforth organic farmer wins sustainable ag award story has photos
    Updated: Jan-28-16 8:38 am

    DANFORTH, Illinois - Harold Wilken, of Danforth, began farming 33 years ago and credits his first landlady, 82-year-old Ivadelle Dubois, with trying to get him to "just say no" to synthetic chemical herbicides, insecticides and fertilizers.

  • Report: Residents buy groceries out of state due to food tax 
    Updated: Jan-17-16 8:12 am

    WICHITA, Kansas - Kansas' high sales taxes on groceries have people crossing state lines to shop, particularly residents living in border counties, and the trend is hurting not only low-income families, but also rural grocery stores and local governments, according to a new study.

  • A Legacy in Lower Valley 
    Updated: Jan-09-16 2:02 am

    KALISPELL, Montana - Lower Valley Processing Co. sits in a sea of farmland south of Kalispell, nestled in an island of trees, its 40 acres bordered on the south by Lower Valley Road and to the north by the calm, easy waters of Church Slough, fed by the Flathead River.