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Raise, Grow, Harvest, Eat, Repeat

A blog for growers, consumers, and backyard gardeners to grow, eat, and connect in the local food system.

Farmers Market Series: Type of Market and Location

All farmers markets look different . When you factor in time, day of week, location, customers, vendors, and other parameters, a farmers market's purpose and type will be transformed. While your market may have similar vendors as other markets, your location and purpose will unique. Try early on to determine the type of market you will be . If your market...

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Farmers Market Series: Time, Day of Week, and Season

Now that you've decided that there is a need for a farmers market in your area, you now need to consider elements that can make or break your market. Time, day of week, and length of the farmers market season are crucial to a farmers market being successful and robust. In most cases, a 3 hour farmers market is a common one that we see. It won't take up a whole day for ve...

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