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"Farm-to-Table": 1914 - 1920

A sample newspaper advertisement suggested for farmers hoping to sell their products through the mail.

Parcel Post Profit From Farm Produce: Useful Information for the Farmer, Dairyman and Poultry Raiser in Marketing His Farm Products by Parcel Post. Hamilton Holden West (1915), p. 3

In the early 1900s there was an initiative by the U.S. Postal Service and the U.S. Department of Agriculture to connect farmers and customers through fresh food delivered by parcel post

This was known as the "Farm-to-Table" or "Farm-to-City" initiative

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