Posts tagged local produce
County Loosens Rules to Serve More Locally-Grown Foods

For years, the requirement of farmers to be GAP-certified created an unforeseen barrier for small farmers to compete with their larger counterparts. Thanks to the efforts of the VVAgC, the requirement has been lifted, allowing small growers the opportunity to source their locally-grown produce to restaurants and schools in their communities. 

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Maricopa Farm Tour takes steps to localize school lunches