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Food Movement Glossary

Farmers' Market

Definition:

A common facility or area where several farmers or growers gather on a regular, recurring basis to sell a variety of fresh fruits and vegetables and other locally-grown farm products directly to consumers. Certified Farmers' Markets are those provide certification the products sold there are produced by the farmers themselves.

Example of Farmers' Market:

In a particular day, local farmers and vendors build stalls in farmers market at a designated neighborhood to sell their products directly to the customers.
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