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Midwest Food Processors Association 2014 Convention workshops announced

Here is the list of workshops coming up at the Midwest Food Processors Annual Convention, Dec. 2-4, at the Kalahari Resort in Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin, including OPI's Jenny Buckley on Organic System Plans...

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Cooperative grower member Toril Fisher of Second Cloud on the Left Farm, in La Farge, WI with some freshly-harvested basil.

Fifth Season Cooperative: Making local food last longer

Fifth Season Cooperative, a food hub centered in Viroqua, Wisconsin, is making serious headway in bringing local food to greater numbers of people. The co-op is gearing up for its second year of sending member-grown produce to a processing facility...

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Prescott Bergh (left) with his wife Juliet Tomkins and son Colin Tomkins-Bergh, holding the prototype lids for their Simply Native Foods hot breakfast cereal product.

Simply Native Foods: Breakfast gets a wild overhaul

River Falls, WI - Prescott Bergh and his family started their company, Simply Native Foods, just earlier this year...you'll have a chance to meet them at the Feast! Festival on Sunday November 2nd.

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Viroqua Meat Processor Open for Business

Driftless Meats and More is up and running with their slaughter and fabrication processes, and working towards opening their retail store. It’s a fast turnaround considering that Doug and Kris Wolf just purchased the former Premier Meats facility in July.

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Infographic shows clear trend in organic consumer groups

An infographic from the Organic & Natural 2014 Report by the Hartman Group shows a clear correlation between age group and organic food purchasing habits.

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