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Mark Warren Hebler

The Galveston Daily News 02 Mar 2021
GALVESTON, TX — Mark Warren Hebler, born September 21, 1953 in Plainfield New Jersey passed away at his family Blueberry Farm on February 27, 2021 ... Mark spent his early years in New Jersey surfing and working on motorcycles in the repair shop he owned with his brother and friends ... He then planted roots in Galveston in 1976 where he raised his family.
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Community Supported Agriculture gives new meaning to farm-to-table

NJ dot com 01 Mar 2021
CSAs give new meaning to farm-to-table. Individuals and families buy a share of the farm’s production, and a new supply chain for farm fresh food is established ... They are the largest growers of peaches and apples in northern and central New Jersey ... The CSA based here serves 10 counties in New Jersey -- from Mercer to Bergen.
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Upstate’s forgotten abolitionists: Theodore Weld was the ‘most mobbed man in America’

The Post-Standard 24 Feb 2021
Upstate New York was a hotbed in the 19th century for the abolitionist movement and the Underground Railroad ... we take a look back at some of Upstate New York’s forgotten abolitionists ... He and his wife would start their own school at their farm in Belleville, New Jersey, in 1848.
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Little Leaf Farms in Devens raises $90M for East Coast expansion

Worcester Telegram 21 Feb 2021
DEVENS — Greenhouse-grown lettuce producer Little Leaf Farms has raised $90 million in debt and equity financing to build new East Coast sites to satisfy growing demand for its lettuce ... Last fall, delivery and sales of Little Leaf products were extended into New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania.
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Environmentalists make long-shot attempt to ban new factory farms

Finger Lakes Times 21 Feb 2021
Since last year, legislators in at least four states — Iowa, Maryland, Minnesota and Oregon — have proposed moratoriums on new or expanding farms that have more than a certain amount of livestock ... Cory Booker, a New Jersey Democrat, has proposed legislation that would phase out so-called factory farms within 20 years.
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N.J. has too many deer and legislators need to do something about it | Opinion

NJ dot com 18 Feb 2021
A recent survey of New Jersey Farm Bureau members found that more than 50% of the farmers attributed most of their yearly crop loss to the out-of-control white-tailed deer overpopulation in New Jersey ... The New Jersey Farm Bureau is imploring legislative leadership to make deer overpopulation an immediate priority.
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Indoor farming gains ground amid pandemic, climate challenges

Al Jazeera 18 Feb 2021
It’s helped us change the narrative,” said Jadavji, whose company runs a vertical farm in Ontario, and is building others in New York and New Zealand ... AeroFarms, operator of one of the world’s largest vertical farms, based in a former New Jersey steel mill, says comparing energy use with outdoor agriculture is not straightforward.
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Investors seed indoor farms as pandemic disrupts food supplies

Metro USA 18 Feb 2021
“It’s helped us change the narrative,” said Jadavji, whose company runs a vertical farm in Ontario, and is building others in New York and New Zealand ... AeroFarms, operator of one of the world’s largest vertical farms, a former New Jersey steel mill, says comparing energy use with outdoor agriculture is not straightforward.
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130-mile Pinelands route designated a National Scenic Byway

Atlantic City 18 Feb 2021
In this case, the New Jersey Pinelands Commission oversees administration of what it calls the Pine Barrens Byway, and applied to have the loop designated a National Scenic Byway with the FHA under the Department of Transportation ... The New Jersey Department of Transportation operates a website to inform people about the Pine Barrens Byway.
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LPGA to have Match Play event at Shadow Creek in Las Vegas

Odessa American 18 Feb 2021
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Shadow Creek opened its course to the PGA Tour in the fall, and now it’s the LPGA Tour’s turn. The LPGA announced Thursday its new match play event is headed to the exclusive course north of Las Vegas in May, one week before the U.S. WomenOpen ... All but one were played at Hamilton Farms in New Jersey ... The following week is the U.S.
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Crony capital will exploit farmer, and consumer too: Ratan Khasnabis

The Telegraph India 14 Feb 2021
While the US and western Europe, bastions of capitalism, massively subsidise their farm sector, the pro-market and pro-capital Narendra Modi is not ready to grant a legal guaranteed even to the minimum support price (MSP) ... They will get a new jersey ... One of the three new laws for the farm sector creates a legal provision for contract farming.
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Hoopers Island Oyster Co. begins 2021 hatchery operations

The Star Democrat 14 Feb 2021
At the same time, Ruark and Wiegand are busy growing algae that will be used to feed new oyster larvae once the broodstock strip-spawning process begins in mid-March ... “We have an outstanding record of favorable pathogen reports for the larvae and seed we produce for mid-Atlantic farms from New Jersey to the Carolinas.
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Marijuana legalization bill inches closer to approval in NJ after long wait

Atlantic City 13 Feb 2021
New Jersey voters approved a measure in November to legalize recreational marijuana ... TRENTON — A deadline set for Monday for New Jersey Gov ... New Jersey's Republican candidate for governor is keeping his distance from Trump ... New York man charged with illegally growing marijuana on South Jersey farm.
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