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It's National Farmer's Market Week!


By Mia Epsilon

It’s National Farmer’s Market Week! It’s time to celebrate those ‘little guys’ who mean so much to all of us. 1,512 more words

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National Farmers’ Market Week

The annual National Farmers’ Market Week is being observed this week (August 3-9).  It’s a time worth celebrating because of the key role farmers’ markets play in connecting consumers to the people who produce their fresh fruits and vegetables. 153 more words


Avant: Celebrating Farmers Markets & Fresh from the Garden.. Yours!

Flowers. Spices. Produce.

It’s just a few of the items found at the Dane County Farmers Market, and its more than 160 vendors set up around the State Capitol building every Saturday. 362 more words

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Celebrate National Farmers Market Week

August 3 through 9, 2014, has been declared “National Farmers Market Week” by Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack. National Farmers Market Week is an annual event started in 2000 to recognize the important role of farmers markets in the agricultural and food economies, as well as their impact on the local economy. 371 more words

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August is here!

Tomorrow starts the first day of August which means the market is in full swing.  I have seen tomatoes in small numbers and those will be increasing quickly but at the moment you have to get to market early or you miss out.   258 more words

How Significant Are Farmers Markets?

Every town seems to have a Farmers Market nowadays. Most locales have built out little covered areas where farmers, gardeners and other local food and product producers can sell their wares. 327 more words

Connecting With Food (In Infographics!)

It’s National Farmers Market Week 2013! Farmersmarketcoalition.org created this great infographic to educate and get people out to the markets.

Are you planning a shopping trip this weekend? 

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