Farmers’ Markets

Growth in Number of Farmers Markets Slows
Growth in Number of Farmers Markets Slows
Growth in Number of Farmers Markets Slows
New data released by ERS shows the growth in the number of farmers markets is slowing.  From 1994 to 2019, the number of farmers markets rose from 1,755 to 8,771 nationwide, averaging growth of nearly 7% each year.  Expansion began to slow in 2011 before eventually falling below a 1% per year increase between 2016 and 2017.  Since t...
Idaho Farmers Market Week Runs Through Saturday
Idaho Farmers Market Week Runs Through Saturday
Idaho Farmers Market Week Runs Through Saturday
Governor Brad Little has proclaimed August 7th-13th, Idaho Farmers Market week.  In his announcement, Little said Farmers Markets showcase the bounty and diversity of Idaho agriculture. Adding these markets continue to play a vital role in the local food supply chain offering locally produced food and ag products such as fruits, vegetables, meats, breads, honey and more.  Sp...
Farmers Market Minute: Stretching Dollars
Farmers Market Minute: Stretching Dollars
Farmers Market Minute: Stretching Dollars
In today's Farmers Market Minute, Colleen Donovan with the Washington State Farmers Market Association talks about how markets across the state help customers stretch their dollars in a variety of ways.   If you have a story idea for the PNW Ag Network, call (509) 547-1618, or e-mail gvaagen@cherrycreekmedia.com...
Farmers Market Minute: Support Leads To Education
Farmers Market Minute: Support Leads To Education
Farmers Market Minute: Support Leads To Education
In today's Farmers Market Minute, Colleen Donovan, with the Washington state Farmers Market Association talks about the educational opportunities that exist at your local market. If you have a story idea for the PNW Ag Network, call (509) 547-1618, or e-mail gvaagen@cherrycreekmedia... Read More ...
Farmers Market Minute: Don’t Let The Cold Spring Hold Your Back From Your Local Market
Farmers Market Minute: Don’t Let The Cold Spring Hold Your Back From Your Local Market
Farmers Market Minute: Don’t Let The Cold Spring Hold Your Back From Your Local Market
Colleen Donovan with the Washington state Farmers Market Association says if you're looking for something fun and family friendly this weekend, check out your local Farmers Market. If you have a story idea for the PNW Ag Network, call (509) 547-1618, or e-mail gvaagen@cherrycreekmedia... Read More ...
Farmers Market Minute: Markets Serve The Ag Community In A Variety Of Ways
Farmers Market Minute: Markets Serve The Ag Community In A Variety Of Ways
Farmers Market Minute: Markets Serve The Ag Community In A Variety Of Ways
As the region gears up for another Farmers Market season, the Idaho State Department of Agriculture's Dawn Larzelier points out that these local markets have a big impact on the local farmer as well as the community. If you have a story idea for the PNW Ag Network, call (509) 547-1618, or e-mail gvaagen@cherrycreekmedia... Read More ...

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