The USDA has declared this week, August 7th through 13th, National Farmers Market Week. According to the USDA, more than 1,000 farmers markets have opened in the past year — up 17 percent from 2010. There's good reason to get behind them and the whole farm-to-table experience: they're sustainable, community-driven, and personal. But perhaps most importantly, they're fun!
While all farmers markets have a way with engaging the senses, here are some of our top picks from across the country. Keep reading for greenmarkets worth seeking out.
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