In addition to feeding people, farmers markets can build essential infrastructure in communities. Here are 5 main lessons drawn farmers markets operating through the pandemic.
As farmers struggle in the midst of a global pandemic, consumers must take steps to support the those who produce the food we value and serve the health of local communities.
Food justice organizations are finding ways to use locally produced food to address equity in access, affordability, and health. DC Greens’ Produce Plus Program partners with farmers’ markets to distribute over US$800,000 annually to Washington, D.C. residents to help purchase…
“Mills for feed and food used to be ubiquitous, that’s how we fed ourselves.” Now, “a lot of the poverty you see can be attributed to the extraction of that economic activity, especially in rural communities,” according to Jaeger.