business/agriculture

Farm-to-table dining takes on new meaning amid pandemic

The farm-to-table movement in the United States has grown in recent years, as consumers have increasingly demanded locally sourced food. But in the past several weeks, the movement has grown out of necessity because some producers can't rely on the complex web of processors, distributors and middlemen to get food to customers.

Farmers markets may help small producers thrive

Although the last two years of rapid development and shrinking farmland acreage means things may look a little differently today, a robust network of farmers markets may be helping small producers thrive. And many Idahoans seem even more interested in supporting the farmers in their area.