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Peterson sponsoring third local foods conference

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After two successful local foods conferences in 2007 and 2008, Congressman Collin Peterson announced Monday that he will sponsor another, which included an interactive video session at the University of Minnesota, Morris.


The "Home Grown Economy 2010 - Equipping You to Build Community Based Food Systems" conference is at Southwest Minnesota State University in Marshall, on Feb. 15-16.

USDA Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsak has been invited to provide the keynote address.

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