Farmers Markets as Community Centerpieces

Re-posted from the USDA Blog Farmers markets have become a critical ingredient to our nation’s economy, food systems, and communities. Connecting rural to urban, farmer to consumer, and fresh ingredients to our diets, farmers markets are becoming economic and community centerpieces in cities and towns across the U.S. Over the weekend, I had the opportunity[…]

Crossroads Farmers Market featured in the Press Register

The following article By JESSE Wright appeared in the Press Register on Thursday, August 22, 2013: New endeavor has already received grant from US Dept. of Agriculture Tuesday afternoon a handful of farmers from the Delta spread their vegetables out under a tarp on Highway 49. The Crossroads Farmer’s Market was open for business. The[…]