Local Foods Conference Begins - KXNet.com - Bismarck/Minot/Williston/Dickinson-KXNEWS,ND

Local Foods Conference Begins

Posted: Updated:

The 20-14 North Dakota Farmers Market and Growers Association began it's 10th annual conference today the Grand Hotel in North Minot. The group will learn about everything from tree grafting to business development.

North Dakota Ag Commissioner Doug Goehring addressed the group today, encouraging their efforts at providing locally-grown produce, and applauding them for their charitable work.

(Doug Goehring, North Dakota Agriculture Commissioner)"To try and also drum up some support, because we have some other programs like the Hunger Free Garden Project, which have really helped to get about half a million pounds of food into our food shelters, into our pantries, in our soup kitchens, to help out one of ten of those North Dakotans which actually have to end up get services from those types of places.."

The conference will carry on tomorrow in Minot.

  • Minot/Williston NewsMore>>

  • Noon Show: Flying Houndz Frizbee

    Noon Show: Flying Houndz Frizbee

    Saturday, July 26 2014 9:13 AM EDT2014-07-26 13:13:52 GMT
    Noon Show: Flying Houndz Frizbee
    Noon Show: Flying Houndz Frizbee
  • Pioneer Village Busy in Fair Week

    Pioneer Village Busy in Fair Week

    Friday, July 25 2014 8:12 PM EDT2014-07-26 00:12:38 GMT
    It's been a great State Fair week for Pioneer Village...run by the Ward County Historical Society.
    It's been a great State Fair week for Pioneer Village...run by the Ward County Historical Society.
  • Attendance Up on Thursday

    Attendance Up on Thursday

    Friday, July 25 2014 8:11 PM EDT2014-07-26 00:11:40 GMT
    State Fair attendance jumped yesterday--making it the best Thursday attendance in North Dakota State Fair history.
    State Fair attendance jumped yesterday--making it the best Thursday attendance in North Dakota State Fair history.
Quick Clicks
Closings/Delays
View list
Calendar
What's happening?
Lottery Results
Feeling lucky?
Viewer Photos
Submit yours!
Road Report
Current conditions
TV Listings
See what's on
Gas Prices
Check near you
E-Mail Newsletter
Signup now

Most Popular

Stories
Videos
loading...
Powered by WorldNow
General information or questions:
kxinfo@kxnet.com

News:
Bismarck:
Phone: 701-223-9197
News Fax: 701-223-1985

News:
Minot:
Phone: 701-852-2104
News Fax: 701-838-1050
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and KXNET. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.