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Farm Flavor on the Taste of Success

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The Utah Department of Agriculture and Food launched the Utah’s Own program in 2006 to educate consumers about the benefits of buying local.

The program, which works to promote the state’s agribusinesses, started with around 30 companies and has grown over the years to include 680 participants.

Utah’s Own helps create demand for local products, and then helps companies meet those demands by providing them with the resources they need to be successful.

In 2014, the program teamed up with small business development centers and business resource centers around the state, as well as some private organizations, to help with tasks such as business planning and securing capital. Continue reading