'DELMARVA' AIMS FOR LOCAL PRODUCE GROWTH

With a $30,000 annual budget, the Delmarva Shore to Store Produce Program is hoping to see grower sales of local produce break $1 million this season.The Delmarva program is a joint effort by the agriculture departments of Delaware, Maryland and Virginia. Delmarva is a combination of the three states' names, said Hugh Robinson, the agricultural marketing specialist who oversees the program.Delmarva

With a $30,000 annual budget, the Delmarva Shore to Store Produce Program is hoping to see grower sales of local produce break $1 million this season.

The Delmarva program is a joint effort by the agriculture departments of Delaware, Maryland and Virginia. Delmarva is a combination of the three states' names, said Hugh Robinson, the agricultural marketing specialist who oversees the program.

Delmarva helps local growers connect with area retailers, Robinson said. What's more,

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