16 August 2015 – evolution of US farmers’ markets

Civil Eats has an article, written by Steve Holt, on the evolution of farmers’ markets in the US. He considers five ways they are changing.

  1. Most markets are thriving, but they are no longer the primary way to sell local food
  2. More markets are using technology
  3. Farmers’ markets are becoming more accessible
  4. More farmers’ markets are offering education to go with their produce
  5. Now, more than ever, farmers’ markets help build community

How does this reflect what is happening in other countries?

You can read the full article here


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