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Farmers Markets
National Farmers Market Week is August 4-10, 2019. Support local farmers by visiting a farmers market near you !

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Try Something New

Farmers markets produce is at the peak of season, so you can often find your favorites, along with new items that will stretch your culinary imagination.

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Learn from the Pros

Growers love to share tips on how to use their fresh offerings. Not sure what to do with kohlrabi or looking for a way to bump up your tomato salsa, just ask!

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Follow the Rainbow

A great way to eat healthy is to put a spectrum of colorful fruits and vegetables on your plate. They are full of great nutrients. The more color variety, the better!

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Bring the Kids

Farmers markets are kid-friendly.  Let your kids pick out something new to try. Then, let them help prepare a meal or choose a snack based on what caught their eye.  

 

Source: "Top Reasons to Shop at a Farmers Market " United Stated Department of Agriculture, 2012.