Grown in Marin
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Grown in Marin

Marin Farm News September 2009

Check out the Small Farm Center at UC Davis for recent articles in the fresh edition of Small Farm News:

  • More options for farm stands. Article explains new rules for California farm stands.
  • Read about farm stands, local meat, and transition  planning.
  • Early results from agritourism survey that Ellie Rilla is conducting  with other UC researchers. Farmers  report agritourism can be profitable.

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West Marin backyard gardeners have begun holding a produce exchange behind the Point Reyes Dance Palace on Saturdays at 1:30 pm. Gardeners with surplus come to trade produce, dried and fresh herbs, eggs, worm compost liquid, seedlings, and seeds with other gardeners. It is a great way for people in the community to meet and exchange information.
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Cowgirl Creamery has won two awards at the 2009 North American Regional Jersey Cheese Awards. Their recently-created Inverness won a gold medal and their spring seasonal St. Pat, a whole milk cheese wrapped in nettles, won a silver.
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