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Buy Fresh Buy Local Campaign & Farmers Market


A campaign promoting the Upper MN River Valley as a marketing & education strategy to increase access to sustainable locally produced foods in west central Minnesota. The campaign represents:

Launched in 2008, a Buy Fresh Buy Local Farmers Market education and campaign was developed to help existing markets improve their marketability by applying the Buy Fresh Buy Local marketing campaign.


Ryan Pesch, Extension Educator, gave leadership to the steering committee and conducted workshops for Buy Fresh Buy Local Members.

The Pickle Bill workshop was sponsored through this program where Extension Educators Deb Botzik Lynn and Carol Burtness conducted the training.




In-Kind 2,830.00
Outside 2,910.00
Volunteer 925.00
State Special 33,120.00
Total 39,785.00

Total 39,785.00

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Last updated 11-1-2008
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