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  • Why Producers Trust is a Market Linkage Platform
    February 1, 2021

    Why Producers Trust is a Market Linkage Platform

    Market linkage is about connecting farmers and producers more directly with markets. It’s about connecting aggregators more directly with upstream markets as well. And for us, it’s about connecting the end consumer all the way back to the source of production.
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  • Going Beyond Certifications in Food Marketing
    January 26, 2021

    Going Beyond Certifications in Food Marketing

    A food certification, especially the “organic” and “fair trade” one, can strengthen the quality of a product and increase its sales. On a different note, today we see a whole new game: the power of validated stories.
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  • People Migrating in Agriculture
    December 28, 2020

    The Faces Behind the Food: Migration & Agriculture

    To move, to follow the food, to settle and then resettle are acts of human survival. The process of movement is woven into the collective and historical experience of being human.
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  • Urban Agriculture: How to Build Healthier Communities
    December 25, 2020

    Urban Agriculture: How to Build Healthier Communities

    Our cities may not have vast expanses of land for big farms, but with urban gardening, it is still possible for city dwellers to get their hands dirty and cultivate a fresh tomato or two.
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  • Farmers protests in India
    December 17, 2020

    Farmers in India Protest New Reforms

    Indian agricultural workers are protesting reforms that will deregulate agricultural markets. They believe that these reforms will devastate crop prices and reduce their earnings, while giving more power to large corporations.
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  • Kiss The Ground Movie Review by Producers Market
    November 6, 2020

    Kiss the Ground: Movie Review by an Industry Specialist

    Kiss the Ground is narrated by Woody Harrelson and features a collection of cultural influencers, celebrities, scientists, and entrepreneurs all sharing about the importance of soil and the solution for the future known as regenerative agriculture.
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  • Blockchain traceability with StoryBird Food Transparency App
    September 17, 2020

    Scaling Blockchain Traceability in Consumer Products

    Innovative, consumer-focused brands will drive blockchain traceability for consumers as a source of differentiation, demonstrating their superior sourcing and supply chain practices.
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  • People-Gathered-around-the-Campfire
    August 20, 2020

    Sharing The Digital Campfire

    When boiled down to their salt, social media and the concept of digital campfires are all variations of the same theme: human connection and relations.
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  • A Promising Initiative to Empower Women in Colombia
    August 11, 2020

    A Promising Initiative to Empower Women in Colombia

    “Peaceful Opportunities - Rural Women” (Oportunidades Pacíficas - Mujeres Rurales), is supported by the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA), as well as the UN’s World Food Programme (WFP). This holistic approach to empowerment supports women to build secure livelihoods as agents of change, leadership, and transformation in their communities.
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