#258 - November 27, 2013
- local food sales by farmers
- local food purchases by grocery stores, restaurants and institutions
- job creation as a result of local food production, processing or utilization, and
- funds leveraged by RFSWG groups to support the development of regional food systems
- Read a two-page summary of findings
- Read the full report
- News release about this project [November 11, 2013]
- How was the information collected? This document explains the process used by the methods used to collect data coordinators of the regional food groups that participate in RFSWG
The next Society of Wine Educators, Certified Specialist of Wine (CSW) and Certified Specialist of Spirits (CSS) exam held on the ISU campus in Ames, Iowa will be from 11a.m. to noon Thursday, January 9, 2014. (42 days from now)Complete information here: http://www.societyofwineeducators.orgQuestions: Contact Michael L. White firstname.lastname@example.org or 515-681-7286
Welch’s grape juice originated in 1869 when Dr. Thomas Bramwell Welch successfully pasteurized Concord grape juice and sold it as "Dr. Welch’s Unfermented Sacramental Wine". In 1892 it was renamed "Welch’s Grape Juice" and was successfully launched at the Chicago World’s Fair in 1893.
Who: Any Amateur winemaker can enter
FREE Midwest Wide CLASSIFIEDS for vineyards and wineries at Midwest Wine Press here:
lunches and dinners; wine tastings; admissions to major visitation sites.
Not included: airfare from the US to Auckland, New Zealand (approximately $2,000); special experiences (bungee-jumping, sky diving, etc.); gratuities for drivers and guides.
Further Details: HERE Deadline for Enrollment: 10-31-13
Leif Ericksson, upon discovering North America in 1003, 489 years prior to Christopher Columbus, named it Vinland (Newfoundland). In fact, there are more species of native grapes in North America than on any other continent. Of the eight species of grapes in the Vitis genus, six are native to North America, while only vinifera is native to Europe and amurensis to Asia.
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