Farmers Market

Small farmers markets share strategies at April 30 roundtable

COLUMBIA, Mo. – As summer approaches, Missouri’s estimated 240 farmers’ markets are struggling with how they will comply with COVID-19-related restrictions. Regarded by many as vital and vibrant community hubs, farmer’s markets will need to rethink how to work with their vendors and still serve a public hungry for locally grown food. To help with […]

Community Foundation of Northwest Missouri

Community Foundation of Northwest Missouri to hold annual meeting

The Community Foundation of Northwest Missouri, Incorporated’s Eighth Annual Meeting will feature a Northwest Missouri native. Radio host, author, and farmer Andrew McCrea will speak at the “Rethinking Small Town America” event at the Stoney Creek Inn of Saint Joseph February 22nd. Doors will open at 8:15 that morning with breakfast at 8:30 and the […]

Mo Department of Agriculture MORE program

Missouri Department of Agriculture launches strategic initiatives for agriculture, rural communities

The Missouri Department of Agriculture’s MORE strategic vision has always lived and breathed agriculture and rural Missouri. Today, the Department announced 16 individual initiatives that will take the MORE vision and put it into action. The Department will be targeting workforce development, youth in agriculture, food insecurity, agriculture business, broadband availability, emergency response, the Missouri […]