Latest Farmers markets News

More SNAP access opens Maine farmers markets to more people

Nov. 23, 2019 7:50 AM EST

BUCKSPORT, Maine (AP) — Maine officials say a new partnership with the state’s farmers markets has expanded the number of people who can use the markets by making food assistance easier to access. The Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry said it has partnered with the Maine...

Vermont baker ends 40 years as fixture at farmers market

Nov. 5, 2019 5:26 PM EST

NORWICH, Vt. (AP) — Fans of Jinny Hardy Cleland's African honey bread, her ever-changing array of sweets and her bright-colored pansies might have to look just a little bit harder to find them in the future. Last Saturday, Cleland packed up her corner booth at the Norwich Farmers Market for the last time,...