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8 Easy Ways to Find Trustworthy Buyers in the European Fresh Market

European fresh market

There’s no doubt that the export of fruits and vegetables has become a big deal nowadays.

And with reasons of course:

The main one being the growth in consumer demand and the inability to produce many fresh fruits and vegetables year-round in Europe.

For most farmers in developing tropical countries, the European Union offers a very lucrative market for their farm produce. While at the same time satisfying the high demand in Europe.

On average about 75% of all fresh fruit and vegetables in Europe is sold by supermarkets.

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Are You Being Duped at Your Local Farmers Market?

Local Farmers Market

In a survey conducted by USDA Outdoor Farmers Market, the following are the reasons why people go to shop at a local farmers market:

27% of the respondents gave freshness and taste as their main reason,

22% goes there to support their local agriculture,

18% noted that it was convenient to shop at a farmers market,

15% enjoyed the community atmosphere,

11% liked the variety of local agriculture,

While 7% were keen on price.

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How do I prepare the soil for a vegetable garden?

How do I prepare the soil for a vegetable garden?

Preparing soil for growing vegetables generally means creating a good environment that will enhance successful planting.

Although the process might require some time, it is vital for a thriving vegetable garden.

Apart from plenty of water and sunlight, a proper pH level and some nutrients are very helpful in creating a healthy environment for the vegetables.

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15 Epic Houseplants for Improving Indoor Air Quality

Houseplants for Improving Indoor Air Quality

In the late '80s, NASA and the Associated Landscape Contractors of America studied houseplants as a way to purify the air in space facilities. They found several plants that filter out common volatile organic compounds (VOCs).

Lucky for us, the plants can also help clean indoor air on Earth, which is typically far more polluted than outdoor air.

Other studies have since been published in the Journal of American Society of Horticultural Science, further proving the science.

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