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National Farmers Market Week

America's Local Farms: A Healthy Food Economy

Rep. Matt Cartwright | Posted 08.07.2016 | Healthy Living
Rep. Matt Cartwright

Enjoy this harvest season. If you have not already done so, please visit your local farmers' market before summer ends. Meet your neighbors, make new friends, and buy tasty, nutritious food. A healthy, sustainable, and equitable food system is possible. We can make it happen.

For Farmers, Farmers Market Week Celebrations Clouded With Concern and Confusion Over Looming New Food Safety Rules

Stacy Miller | Posted 08.07.2013 | Green
Stacy Miller

With dairy and grain farms disappearing off the map every season, it's terrifying to think that one promising avenue for a family farm's viability -- diversification into produce -- may seem out of reach.

Joining Farmers Market Good Move for Small Berry Farmer (VIDEO)

Rebecca Gerendasy | Posted 10.08.2012 | Home
Rebecca Gerendasy

The farmers market saved the farm. In this case, quite literally so.

Farm Stand Economics: From a First-Time, Micro-Grower's Point of View

Susie Middleton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Susie Middleton

I've had vegetable gardens in the past, but this is different. This year, I have a market garden, and I'm selling vegetables at a farm stand. It's supposed to be kind of a part-time gig, but that, as you can imagine, is a joke.

Growing Interest in Farmers Markets (Video)

Rebecca Gerendasy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Rebecca Gerendasy

August 1st through the 7th marks National Farmers Market week. The USDA has just released the new number of farmers markets in the U.S. and it's climbed up to 6,132 -- up 16% since last year!

Celebrate National Farmers Market Week!

Planet Green | Kelly Rossiter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

This week marks National Farmers' Market Week in the United States. According to The Huffington Post this recognition began in 2000. In almost ten yea...

To Market, To Market! Farmers Markets Should Make Some Noise During National Farmers Market Week

Stacy Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Stacy Miller

Next week, (August 2-8) is National Farmers Market Week as proclaimed by Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack, and the nation's 4,800 farmers markets have a lot to celebrate!