USDA: Farmers markets are booming

September 2010
Food & Environment Electronic Digest;Sep2010, p3
The article provides information on new figures released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) which shows continued expansion of local farmers' markets in the U.S. It informs that according to the USDA's latest Farmers Market Directory, more than 6,000 markets offer fresh, locally grown, and seasonal foods to shoppers nationwide, which is 16 percent more than in 2009.


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