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Apple Recognizes Mavenjoy Media

Apple features for use of its iTunes musical widgets. Apple chose Mavenjoy's Tunes to Browse By as one of its favorite implementations. Check out one of our favorite cocktail-inspired playlists too!

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Farm to Door? Yes! Organic Produce Delivery Anyone?

No local farmers market? No community supported agriculture (CSA)? No time? No problem...check out organic produce delivery for seasonal, organic and even local options delivered to your door all year round.

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New Grant for Small Farms - Apply Now

Fantastic opportunity for small farms and agricultural nonprofits for sustainability projects that have large impacts on the environment, local food systems, and farm diversity. The 2017 grant cycle for small grants (up to $5,000) is open now.

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It's Time for Hoppin' Joy!

Ring in the new year with our bibimbap-style Hoppin' Joy! Our fresh, healthy take on Hoppin' John with black-eyed peas, brown rice, collard greens, squash and more! And don't forget the cocktails. Cheers!

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Sprouting Farms Production Manager - Fall 2016

The Robert C. Byrd Institute for Advanced Flexible Manufacturing (RCBI), West Virginia’s Advanced Manufacturing Technology Center is accepting resumes

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Skip Black Friday, Shop Green & Save Green!

Support small, independent, local, green (and blue!) businesses! Shop Small Business Saturday + deals and coupons from our extra special favorites too.And should you be lucky enough to find yourself in the Georgia Mountains, Blue Friday is a must! And top it off with #GivingTuesday

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Featured Job Opp: Caretaker for Off-Grid Nonprofit in Hawaii

Just Posted: Caretaker for Off-Grid Nonprofit Nursery & Retreat Center in Hawaii. Incredible opportunity on one of the most beautiful roads on the planet, in one of the most captivating regions of the country. Learn more about this featured job pick and other farm jobs + our favorite job finders for meaningful work.

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Order Up for Summer...

Explore the best summer has to offer with our Ultimate Local Foods Guide and our Favorites for Organic Foods Online. Meet some new favorites with welcome "gifts" and tis the season to take advantage of the mother lode this season’s bounty with our Find-It Guides for community supported agriculture and farmers markets. Then check out our current roundup of all the extra special offers from our extra special shopping picks for food to fashion and Fido too. Don’t miss out!

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I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream for (Dairy Free!) Ice Cream!

Yes, dairy free, gluten free and super delicious! Kick off the season with these simple, healthier ice cream recipes with just 3 and 4 ingredients. Choose strawberry, mocha or your favorite fruit or flavor. And definitely enjoy a scoop with these lovely, seasonal cocktails to go along with your "sweet, summer sun"...

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Never Mind Black Friday, Shop Green This Season...

Discover holiday deals and specials from small, independent, green (and blue!) businesses and give the gift of growing a more sustainable economy too!

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Back by Popular Demand...CSA by the Week

What's community supported agriculture really like? Get an inside peek at each week's harvest with tips, recipes, meals and menu ideas + more. Follow along...

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Here's to a Healthy, Happy New Year with Hoppin' Joy...

Hoppin' Joy -- a fresher, brighter, healthier recipe for Hoppin' John and/or Skippin' Jenny. A bibimbap style dish that makes a great meal for any day of the year.
Ring in 2015 with some our favorite cocktail recipes too...

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'Tis the Season to Find (and Grow!) Your Farmers Market, CSA and All Foods Local...

Find your local farmers market, CSA and other local food loves for the very best in fresh food and seasonal eating. Also great resources especially for farmers and local food providers to start, grow and share their homegrown and homemade eats. Discover local foods wherever you are with our Find-It Guide for Local Food...

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Fresh Crop of Farm Jobs for the New Year + More...

Check out our newest farming jobs, apprenticeships and job finders for 2014. There's also farm internships and other training opportunities + farming grants, funding and resources too. Start growing a new opportunity this year...

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Thank You...

Thank you to our veterans! Our Veterans Jobs Guide offers best picks and favorites for job finders, resources, tips and tools especially for our service men and women and military families too.

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