1. It’s best to get here earlyBut if a customer can’t make it until later, the produce they’ll get is still fresher than any that’s been shipped to a supermarket, as most farmers pick the day of or the day before a market. In the case of perishable products many bargains can be found at the end of the day.
2. Many of us depend on this for our survival
Farmers depend on the income from markets to get by, as almost all farmers who participate in farmers markets run very small operations, and the profit margin is slim.
3. If you spend $100 at a farmers market, $62 goes back into the local economy — and $99 out of $100 stays in the state.
If you spend $100 at a grocery store, only $25 stays here. So, where do you want your money to go?
4. Ask to…
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