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The Department of Human Services Area Agency on Aging announced it will again be administering the Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program.

Melissa Thompson has started a community garden near downtown Salem, and hopes to have a farmer's market up and running by next summer.

Pennsylvania farmers markets generate an estimated $100 million in sales each year, according to a new Penn State Extension analysis.

Not all farmers like to spend a lot of time working online. But online sales and preorders are a big part of the business for some farms. That’s why Jake Grim launched Table Rock Markets, a website and company that allows farmers to take preorders for sales at farmers markets online.

The Highlands Farmers Market, a new market in West Virginia, focuses on flexibility for busy farmers and making sure farmers are the ones leading the market.

The state got a grant from the USDA to give farmers markets and on-farm markets free wireless EBT processing equipment.

FarmFreshWV is a farmers market locator that's expanding to include food and agricultural businesses. Find out how to add yours to the database.

During the COVID-19 pandemic, farmers markets have had a sudden influx of new customers, many seeking stability in local food systems. While they are part of our history, many believe farmers markets are also part of our future.

While farmers markets are included under essential businesses in Ohio and life-sustaining businesses in Pennsylvania, market coordinators are still concerned about safety for vendors and customers, amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

The COVID-19 crisis seems to be pushing people away from grocery stores chains and back to local food sources, like farmers markets and on-farm stores.