This year celebrates the 24th Annual Farmers Market Week, a national week used to celebrate the role that farmers play in providing fresh, locally sourced food to their communities. In addition to the fresh foods available, there are numerous other benefits to farmers markets.
According to thefarmers markets help stimulate local economies, preserve farmland, promote sustainability, support healthy communities and increase access to nutritious food.
Celebrate this national week by attending your local farmers market and learn about farmers in your area. With over 8,000 markets nationwide, there are plenty of options to pick from. Find a list of farmers markets in your community