"Farm-to-Table": 1914 - 1920
A sample newspaper advertisement suggested for farmers hoping to sell their products through the mail.
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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