“Despite the economic tumult of the past decade, farmers markets have emerged as a success story of America’s food economy” with more than $1 billion annual revenue generated by local farmers, whose numbers have nearly doubled in that decade. As this article says, a lot has changed in ten years – such as technology and the expansion of farmers markets and CSA’s.
Thanks, Farmers Market Coalition, for your work on behalf of farmers, consumers and communities.
Beaverdale Farmers Market celebrates five years with the 2016 market, and it has grown from its launch in 2011 at Beaver Park. Thanks to all who’ve been with the market from the beginning and welcome to all those who will experience it for the first time this year, starting on Tuesday, June 7.