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.  Special events and activities will be coordinated by individual markets across the state.
“Idaho Farmers' Market Week is a great opportunity to celebrate all of the farmers markets across our state,” said Idaho state Department of Agriculture Director Celia Gould.  “When you shop at your local market, you help preserve Idaho's agricultural heritage, stimulate local economies, and gain access to fresh and nutritious food to support healthy communities.”
“It’s time to celebrate our local food and the local farmers who grow it,” said Dawn Larzelier, ISDA Marketing Analyst.  “Farmers markets are an important part of local Idaho communities’ food systems providing an opportunity to meet directly with the hardworking farmers, ranchers and food crafters who supply consumers with fresh, high quality products.”
By the way, Idaho’s designation matches National Farmers Market Week.
Click Here for a complete listing of farmers markets statewide including dates, locations, and times.
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