Farmers Markets Feed the 100 Mile Diet

Farmers Markets Feed the 100 Mile Diet

While a bit outdated, CNN's 2007 article is an interesting exploration of the rise of farmers markets and the rise of interest in eating locally. Farmers markets grew rapidly in the 2000s — with sales increasing from $888 million in 2000 to $1 billion in 2005 — due to a surge of consumers who wanted not only sustainably produced food, but to know where that food came from.

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