Many farmers depend on you to survive
Farmers count on the income from markets to get by; nearly all who participate in open markets run very small operations, and the profit margin is slim.
If you spend $100 at a farmers’ market, $62 goes back into the local economy, and $99 out of $100 stays in the state
If you spend $100 at a grocery store, only $25 stays here. So, where do you want your money to go? Check out these secrets supermarkets won’t tell you.
Not sure? Ask to taste before buying
Almost all farmers are happy to provide a sample.