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Farmers Markets

Learn about the many reasons for buying fresh, nutritious, local foods at the farmers market.

USDA, Food and Nutrition Service

Do you receive benefits from the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC)? If so, you may also be eligible for the Farmers Market Nutrition Program.

USDA, Food and Nutrition Service, SNAP-Ed Connection

Discover what fruits and vegetables are in season now.

USDA, National Agricultural Library,

Why shop at farmers markets? Fresh, nutritious, locally grown fruits and vegetables are just a few reasons. See what this registered dietitian has to say to shoppers and farmers.

HHS, Food and Drug Administration, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition

As you enjoy fresh produce, follow these safe handling tips to help protect yourself and your family.

North Carolina State Extension

Not sure how to cook your farmers market produce? Get ideas from these recipe cards!