WASHINGTON — Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and Deputy Secretary Kathleen Merrigan yesterday announced a new local agriculture initiative from the U.S. Department of Agriculture called “Know Your Farmer, Know Your Food,” which will promote the consumption of locally raised foods. "Americans are more interested in food and agriculture than at any other time since most families left the farm," Merrigan said in a release. "'Know Your Farmer, Know Your Food' seeks to focus that conversation ...

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