Support your Local Farmers

By PSU EcoMerge Capstone - 1:08 PM


Purchasing from your local farmers markets will create a ripple effect of positive notions for the economy and your dinner table.  According to Willamette Valley Agriculture, over the past 10 years local farmers are on the rise and have served “An estimated 90,000 visitors per week.”  Many farmers and vendors at the local farmers markets are accepting the Oregon Trail card and have partnered with Women, Infant, and Children (WIC) programs to promote healthy food purchases from your local farmers. This is a Win-Win people! Some items consumers can look for are produce, eggs, meat, dairy, honey, rice, plant starters, and much more!!! There are farmers markets throughout the Willamette Valley. . .

Food for thought. . . “What grows together, goes together” (Julie Fether, A Female Chef, Lane Community College)

When was the last time you went to the farmers market?

Quick Links for Local Farmers Markets

Lane County
http://lanecountyfarmersmarket.org/

Salem Area
http://www.salemsaturdaymarket.com/

Portland Area
http://www.portlandfarmersmarket.org/index.php/markets/

Umpqua Valley
http://www.uvfarmersmarket.org

Eugene Local Foods
http://wwwlocalfoodmarketplace.com/eugene/ProductsList.aspx?categoryId=118&subCatId=147

 
 

http://willamettevalleyagriculture.wikidot.com/farmers-markets

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