A matchmaking service for people and neighborhoods? A wildfire warning system that can alert homeowners via tweet? These are just a few of over 80 excellent mashups submitted to the recent MashupAustralia contest.
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has just launched the brand new USDA Farmers Market Directory API providing developers programmatic access to the USDA National Farmers Market Directory database. According to the USDA website, the National Farmers Market Directory has over 7,800 farmers market listings for all 50 states and provides consumers farmers market information such as market locations, directions, operating times, product offerings, and accepted forms of payment.