USDA Promotes Local Food

The U.S. Department of Agriculture here has launched Know Your Farmer, Know Your Food, a new initiative geared toward marketing and promoting the consumption of locally raised foods. The new program, which will initially receive $65 million in funding, was announced earlier this month by Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and Deputy Secretary Kathleen Merrigan. An American people that is

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Agriculture here has launched “Know Your Farmer, Know Your Food,” a new initiative geared toward marketing and promoting the consumption of locally raised foods.

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