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Published February 16, 2010, 12:00 AM

Locally grown generates support


In this undated file photo, a customer purchases produce from a stand at the farmers market held during the summer in the parking lot of Westside Liquor on Willmar’s southeast side. The United States Department of Agriculture is changing focus to support the development of farmers markets, food processing and cold storage facilities in rural communities. It’s a push U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson, D-Minn., says will help the agricultural industry gain jobs and income. Tribune photo


Read the article: U.S. Agricultural Secretary wants to build markets and infrastructure for locally grown foods industry