Farmers Ply Wares At BC

October 2007
FoodService Director;10/15/2007, Vol. 20 Issue 10, p12
Trade Publication
This article reports on a farmers' market that was introduced by Boston College in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts to encourage students to eat locally and to educate them about the food they buy. The market began to operate weekly at the beginning of September 2007 and will run until there is a shortage of fresh produce. The market, open for three hours at a time, attracts 320 to 350 customers and generates sales of $2,500 to $3,500.


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