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USDA Announces Farmers’ Market Boom Throughout US

The demand for fresh, locally grown produce has increased and now appears to be at an all-time high.

Last Friday, The US Department of Agriculture announced that since last year, the number of farmers’ markets has increased by 9.6 percent. Moreover, the USDA reports the number of registered farmers’ markets this year is 7,864, whereas 18 years ago only 1,744 markets were listed. USDA-registered farmers markets are intended to be affordable and available to patrons supported by the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. The top five states with the largest number of farmers markets include California (827 markets), New York (647 markets), Massachusetts (313 markets), Michigan (311 markets), and Wisconsin (298 markets).

Taco Bell Relaunches Vegan-Certified Rice

Vegan rice is back at Taco Bell ahead of schedule, and all is right with the world.
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Lush Cosmetics to Make Its Containers from Ocean Trash

The vegan-friendly beauty company vows to reduce waste by repurposing tons of litter into eco-friendly packaging.
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Frozen Yogurt Chain Adds Six Vegan DOLE WHIP Flavors

sweetFrog will now serve the fruity concoction at all of its 340 locations to answer customers' call for dairy-free options.
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Vegetarian-Only Fridges Debut at 200 Finnish Supermarkets

Kesko's K-Food stores are luring customers toward meat-free products.
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New Vegan Café Opens at Brooklyn Whole Foods

Chickpea and Olive set up shop at Whole Foods in Brooklyn's Williamsburg neighborhood.
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This Week on VegNews TV: The secret to these delightful sweet treats is white beans! Aylin Erman shows you how to make these simple blondies.

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