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National Farmers Market Week is August 4 to 10

National Farmers Market Week is August 4 to 10

National Farmers’ Market Week runs Aug. 4-10. The Agriculture Department started this celebration in 1999 to highlight the important role farmers’ markets play in the nation’s food system. About 8% of U.S. farms market foods locally, through direct-to-consumer or intermediated sales (farmers’ markets, farm stands, Community Supported Agriculture, food hubs, etc.).

Learn more at https://www.ams.usda.gov/services/local-regional/food-directories



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