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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).

Johnson & Johnson Removes Pigs from Training Materials

Pharmaceutical company will no longer show videos of medical devices being used on live pigs to train sales representatives.
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Two Percent of Debate Time Addressed Climate Change

Pressing topic was mostly left out of all presidential debates.
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Vegan Olympic Medalist to Open Microsanctuary

Oldest cyclist to medal in Olympic history begins construction on farmed animal sanctuary in home state of Kentucky.
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Brooklyn Borough President Goes Vegan

Eric Adams conquers type 2 diabetes with plant-based diet and exercise.
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Cruelty Exposed at Costco's Cage-Free Supplier

Undercover investigation reveals horrific conditions at the California supplier of Kirkland brand cage-free eggs.
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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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