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Rural farmers markets harvest demand for healthy food


Last updated 8/2/2018 at Noon

Large, hand-painted signs lean against a tent, the buzz of friendly conversation cuts through the humid air, and the smell of fresh produce drifts in the breeze, you’ve found yourself at a farmers market.

Farmers markets are common in urban and rural communities around the nation.

In urban areas, they provide an authentic, natural alternative for consumers to connect with those who produce their food.

In rural areas, farmers markets provide these same opportunities among many others, they serve as a stimulant for local businesses and farmers, an attraction for strangers and locals ali...

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