As the U.S. adapts to COVID-19 precautions, farmers markets and vendors are finding inventive ways to safely connect customers to locally grown food.
You should make the most of your experience when you visit a farmers market. And you can do good by your local food system while you’re at it.
Thinking about hauling produce to the market unannounced? Not so fast. Becoming a farmers market vendor requires as much planning as it does planting.
Five women farmers over 50 share insight about their experiences in life and agriculture. In this second segment, the topic is money.
Most of these are basic staples, and some take more work to grow in hot weather, but because of that you’ll have less competition and more sales.
If you aim to make a living off the land, consider one of these projects in profitable farming that will provide a good start and support longer-term ventures.