Farmers Markets: Preserve Farmland, Stimulate Local Economies, Increase Access to Nutritious Food, Support Healthy Communities, and Promote Sustainability
One of the most unique things about farmers markets is that they can be found all over the world with just the click of a button. So, no matter where your travels take you this summer, you're sure to never go hungry. This article highlights the top ten must visit farmers markets in the United States, while this article highlights the best fresh markets found overseas. The United States Department of Agriculture even made this handy directory designed to provide customers with convenient access to information about farmers market listings to include: market locations, directions, operating times, product offerings, accepted forms of payment, and much more.
These seasonal events can draw quite a crowd--creating many benefits for the consumer, the community, and the farmers who grow the food. Visit this blog to gather insight on how farmers markets are much more than just farm-fresh foods. Happy National Farmers Market Week!
By: Kylie Peterson