LAS VEGAS (AP) — A panel gauging the effect of drought in Nevada is due to hear from farmers, tribes, environmentalists, water officials and others at a state Department of Agriculture hearing in Sparks.
A new farmers market opened for business last week, offering straight-from-the-farm produce to Las Vegans. The Fremont East District farmers market offers 12-plus tables of Southern Nevada fruits and vegetables.
The state's organics department nearly got the chopping block this year, until farmers and food lovers got angry. How are organic farms faring here, and why are there so few in Southern Nevada? We talk to Nevada farmers on Friday at 9 a.m.