USDA’s “Know Your Farmer” Compass Expanded

The USDA just expanded their “Know Your Farmer, Know Your Food” Compass, an online database of resources for farmers, now including resources from the Department of Housing and Urban Development, the Department of Labor, EPA and many other federal agencies. The Compass is a searchable map of projects that have received some form of support for food work from the federal government.  The goal is to show the resources that the USDA – and now... Read More

Join the White House Hangout on Local Foods Today at 3 EDT

This afternoon join Agriculture Deputy Secretary Kathleen Merrigan and Jon Carson, White House Director of Public Engagement, along with women leaders in the field of local foods through a Google+ Hangout to hear their stories and answer questions.  This is also the unveiling of the updated USDA’s Know Your Farmer, Know Your Food Compass. An innovative digital guide and map, the KYF Compass highlights USDA-supported local food projects around... Read More