Written by Kelly Damewood
on Monday, August 11, 2014
on farmers markets
Last week, CCOF celebrated the 15th annual “National Farmers Market Week.” Among the many causes for celebration, CCOF joined the USDA in applauding increased access to farmers’ markets across the United States.
The number of listed farmers’ markets totals 8,268, according to the USDA’s National Farmers Market Directory, an online tool with a searchable database for information such as directions, operating times, and product offerings.
California has the most farmers’ markets of any other state, but all geographic regions have seen an overall increase in markets since 2008, according to a...