[Market-farming] Grower Only Farmers Markets

Christine & Marlin glenecofarm at planetcomm.net
Wed Jan 24 10:12:20 EST 2007


Harrisonburg Farmers Market is a "growers only" market; however there have
been some other items slipped in.
Jeff Ishee had written a book about farmers markets. I'll check whether I
can find a written philosophy.

Christine Burkholder

-----Original Message-----
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[mailto:market-farming-bounces at lists.ibiblio.org] On Behalf Of Allan
Balliett
Sent: Wednesday, January 24, 2007 9:16 AM
To: Market Farming
Subject: [Market-farming] Grower Only Farmers Markets

I'm really interested in talking our town council into supporting a 
grower only market here. Although I can find many grower only markets 
advertised on the web, I can't seem to find any succinct 'grower only 
market' philosophy laid out, something that I could show the town 
council, something about how supporting local growers is good for the 
entire community. I thought there was actually a 'grower only market' 
advocacy group operating out of PA, but I haven't been able to find 
hide-nor-hair of that group.

Can anyone help?

thanks

_Allan Balliett
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