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Farmers' markets are important to organic growers and vice versa

publication date: Jun 1, 2004
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Organic farmers comprised one-third of all the farmers selling at farmers’ markets in a USDA study of markets in 23 states during the 2002 season. “Such broad participation highlights the disproportionately high use of farmers’ markets as a sales outlet by organic growers,” the researchers noted in the report entitled Organic Produce, Price Premiums, and Eco-Labeling in U.S. Farmers’ Markets.



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