Sixth Street Expands use of Local Meat

In an effort to better supply customers with local products, Sixth Street Market recently purchased a dozen hogs from Lob Pine Farms LLC in Washburn.  “We started receiving them the first of March,” said Sixth Street Market’s Andy Pearson. “The last shipment, I believe, will come in on the 28th of March.”  Pearson said buying […]

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Local Food:  What makes it local?

When we think of local food we ask, ‘What’s local?”  Is it within the county, 100 miles away, or within the state and beyond?  There is no one definition of how close it has to be to be considered local food.  

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