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Carriages of Acadia

The National Park Service celebrated its birthday on August 25th. This marks 107 years since President Woodrow Wilson signed the Organic Act of 1916, which created the National Park Service (NPS). As stated in the act, the agency’s mission

What’s the Buzz?

By Regional Advocate, Jennifer Clark When meeting small business owners, I have always been struck by the enthusiasm they have for what they do. Carol Wardlow, owner of Golden Girls Honey and Hives in Woodinville, WA, was no exception.

Spotlighting Labor Day

On the first Monday in September, we recognize and honor the American labor force. Since the late 1800s, this federal holiday has been celebrated annually. Labor Day typically signifies the end of summer and the beginning of fall. While

Sweet Dreams Come True

By Regional Advocate, Jennifer Clark Have you ever tasted a fresh date picked right from the tree? I got to do just that when I visited Sam Cobb Farms, located in Desert Hot Springs, CA, in January. Sam Cobb personally showed me around

Spotlighting Small Farmers

Because of their location, rural small farmers often face challenges that other businesses do not face. Supporting rural small farmers is key to helping the economy grow in rural areas. Furthermore, farmers markets are popular networks to