SLIDESHOW: Scenes from the Farmers Market

Adriene Hill Aug 4, 2010


Marketplace reporter Adriene Hill visits the Pershing Square farmers market in downtown Los Angeles to explore the popularity of local farmers markets.

LISTEN TO THE STORY: “What’s making farmer’s markets grow?”

The USDA reports the number of local farmers markets is up by 16% since 2009. These local markets are unique because they serve up local fare you can’t find anywhere else. What are you seeing? What are you buying?

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