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U.S. Farmers Markets

U.S. FARMERS MARKETS WHERE THEY ARE AND WHAT THEY SELL What do farmers markets sell? State Number of Markets Farmers markets are an integral part of the urban/farm linkage and have continued to rise in popularity, mostly due to the growing consumer interest in obtaining fresh products directly from the farm. Farmers markets Alabama 120 O (rounded to the nearest percentl Alaska 33 0 24% Arizona 80 Arkansas 84 Propared foods are vary California 672 allow consumers to have access to papular components of locally grown, farm fresh produce. enables farmers the opportunity to develop a personal relationship with their customers, and cultivate consumer loyalty with the farmers who grows the produce. Direct marketing of farm products through farmers markets continues to be an important sales outlet for agricultural producers nationwide. As of mid-2011, there were 7,175 farmers markets operating throughout the U.S. This is a 17 percent increase from 2010. Colorado 123 O farmers markats, farm stands and other direct Connecticut 136 O marketing strategies. Farmers markats now Delaware 12 | have local vegatables District of Columbia 30 0 featured on pizza, in Florida 142 O 24% of farmers seasonal soups, and soft truitand berry smoothies far sale. markets sell Georgia 72 prepared food. Hawaii 89 Idaho 72 Illinois How many farmers markets sell. 294 Indiana 155 O lowa 230 35% 21% 23% Kansas 95 Kentucky 168 Louisiana 42 0 Maine 84 O Maryland 115 O Massachusetts 324 Michigan baked goods crafts 322 cheese 102 O 30% 10% Minnesota 37% Mississippi 57 O Missouri 143 O Montana 55 O Nebraska 76 Nevada 37 New Hampshire 75 O flowers seafood fruit New Jersey 136 O 33% 35% 31% New Mexico 71 New York 499 North Carolina 210 North Dakota 60 Ohio 264 Oklahoma 68 Oregon 168 O herbs vegetables honew Pennsylvania 257 C 31% 12% 25% Puerto Rico Rhode Island 50 O South Carolina 102 O South Dakota 33 0 Tennessee 90 O Техas 173 jams maple products meat Utah 13% 32% 24% Vermont 90 Virgin Islands Virginia 198 Washington 158 West Virginia 76 Wisconsin 235 Wyoming 37 0 nuts plants soap Bed on data fram the USDA National Farmars Market Directory ll..le.. l..o.o0.o.00.I.

U.S. Farmers Markets

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A visual investigation of what farmers markets sell and where they are located.


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