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‘Pizza farms’ invite public for a slice of rural life
‘Pizza farms’ invite public for a slice of rural life
Pizza farms provide small farms with extra income and city dwellers with opportunities to get in touch with their food sources. Farmers and diners alike appreciate that the pizza toppings often were grown or produced onsite.

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Vermont can help to conserve declining monarch butterfly
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North Dakota takes steps on pesticide inspections
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Warm temperatures a boon for stink bugs
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GOP leaders hustle Senate votes for trade package
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Idaho group sues predator-control agency for information
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Small dairy farms struggle to survive in Wisconsin
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