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First store for the Gold Coast

Australia: Woolworths fails to impress with April showing on ColesAustralia’s biggest supermarket chain, Woolworths Group, offered a less optimistic reading of sales so far in April than rival Coles Group, as shopping habits return to pre-pandemic levels, dragging down its shares. Coles, Australia’s No.2 grocer, had said in a quarterly trade update that grocery sales […]

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Good morale, financial stability contribute to the increase in farm sales

A total of 1,549 farms were sold in the year ending March 2021, an increase of 27.3 from the year ending March 2020. “Sales figures for the three months ending March 2021 reflect solid activity in the rural sector, although most categories saw a slight decline in figures compared to the previous three months,” Brian […]

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Cheshire farm destroyed by massive fire goes up for sale

A farm in Cheshire that was destroyed by a massive fire has been put up for sale. The two-story building off Boundary Lane in Threapwood, Malpas, was put on the market months after the fire started in the early hours of October 28 last year. No one was seriously injured in the fire, but the […]

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Maryland Seeks To Grow Local Food Movement Through Co-ops | Farmers markets

Food accessibility took center stage during the first of three webinars at the Western Maryland Food Council Virtual Conference. The video session was joined by approximately 75 attendees to listen to the keynote address by Mark Winne, author and senior advisor at the Center for a Livable Future at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of […]

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The pandemic accelerates direct agricultural sales to consumers

During the pandemic, some consumers turned to local farmers and ranchers as a point of purchase, so businesses had to diversify quickly On a cold Sunday afternoon, Colby Townsend feeds 3,000 Rhode Island Red hens that lay 14,700 brown eggs each week at Hayden Fresh Farm, south of the small town of Hayden, in northwest […]