Summer is almost over
Juicy tomatoes and melons, crisp lettuces, crunchy snap beans, and more line the tables this month at farmers markets across the country. Local markets not only give consumers direct access to the season’s freshest bounty, they also provide an important source of income for small and family farmers.
“This is the sixth year in a row American Farmland Trust will sponsor the I Love My Farmers Market Celebration, a summer-long event to recognize family farmers and to raise awareness about the community markets,” said Andrew McElwaine, President and CEO of American Farmland Trust. Continue reading “Take the pledge, give us a vote”