The American Farmland Trust has started a contest to recognize farmers markets. It starts with shoppers, who can help their market win recognition by pledging to spend a certain amount.
Over at the American Farmland Trust, they understand that the way to our hearts is through our stomachs. In their continuing effort to help Americans understand that farms produce food, and that family farms produce local, wholesome food, they’ve come up with a “Dine Out for Farms” week.
Who’s doing the best job satisfying tummies with local food? This summer the American Farmland Trust decided to find out. It asked people to vote for their favorite farmers markets, nationwide.
Today, they announced the winners in the large, medium, small and boutique market categories. And those at the top of their lists are: