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Farmers markets, community gardens improve health. And not just for rich people

Farmers markets, community gardens improve health. And not just for rich people

Farmers markets are great for our health, especially our nutrition. But there’s one big problem.

Number of farmers markets in US increases by more than 1,000

In time for National Farmers Market Week, which runs through Aug. 13, USDA announced that more than 1,000 new farmers markets have been counted across the country. According to the 2011 National Farmers Market Directory, the number of markets in America rose about 17 percent.