National Farmer’s Market Week in August | Columns

For 23 years, National Farmers Market Week (NFMW) has been an annual celebration organized by the Farmers Market Coalition highlighting the indispensable role that farmers’ markets play in the national food system.

This celebration takes place the first full week of August, from August 7 to 13 this year. NFMW provides a great opportunity to show the nation the many benefits farmers markets provide to their communities by preserving farmland, boosting local economies, improving access to nutritious food, promoting sustainability and well Moreover.

James V. Payne