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Monthly Archives: January 2012

Eat Local in Winter: As eat-local trend grows, farmers markets go year-round

As Americans show greater interest in eating locally produced fruits and vegetables, an increasing number of farmers markets are selling year-round. Since 2010, the number of winter markets jumped 38% from 886 to 1,225 in August 2011, according to the updated National Farmers Market Directory. These winter markets, defined as those operating at least once […]