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August 3-9 National Farmers Market Week

  Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has declared August 3 through 9, 2014, “National Farmers Market Week” to celebrate our nation’s thousands of farmers markets, farmers who make them possible and the communities that host them.   “Farmers markets play a key role in developing local and regional food systems that support family farms, and help grow rural economies. They bring communities together, connecting cities with the farms that support them and provide Americans across the country with fresh, healthy food,” says Secretary Vilsack.   Thousands of farmers markets across the... Read More