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Did you know that farmers markets are more affordable than a supermarket on a variety of fresh produce? $20.2 million in SNAP benefits (food stamps) were spent at farmers markets in 2013. That's fresh food for low-income Americans and increased revenue for local farmers.
Farmers markets are fun! People who shop at farmers markets have 15-20 social interactions per visit compared to 1-2 per visit to the grocery store.
Food from your local farmers market is generally safer and fresher. Bacterial outbreaks happen mostly in large industrial settings where food is mass produced and shipped allowing for opportunities of contamination.