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Farmers markets feed demand for prepared foods

Urban regions across the country are seeing a trend of markets popping up during weekday meal times to feed hungry nine-to-fivers and busy families looking for wholesome food on the go. And farmers and suppliers are picking up on the trend by offering ready-to-eat foods, such as sandwiches, soups, pickles and popsicles.

Friday - 06/21/2013, 08:52am EDT

Tags: Rachel Nania, markets, White House, Ann Yonkers, FreshFarm Market, prepared food, produce

Temporary farmers market eyed for prime U Street real estate

D.C.-owned vacant lot in the heart of the U Street corridor is in line for a temporary upgrade as a weekend farmers market.

Monday - 06/17/2013, 04:24pm EDT

Tags: U Street corridor, D.C.

Wine sales come to Md. farmer's markets

Farmer's markets in Maryland can now offer one-stop shopping for fresh food and homegrown wine.

Saturday - 06/08/2013, 03:44pm EDT

Tags: Jamie Forzato, wine

Farmers market strawberries: Better for your health, better tasting

The summer season brings about a variety of produce, and purchasing produce locally can be healthier, tastier and less expensive for consumers.

Saturday - 06/01/2013, 12:30pm EDT

Tags: Strawberries, Mary Beth Albright, pesticides, Rachel Nania

Restrictions easing on Md. farmers' market wine sales

Farmers' markets in Maryland will soon be more easily able to sell local wines alongside the usual fruits, vegetables, and incense.

Sunday - 05/12/2013, 04:26pm EDT

Tags: Maryland,

May marks start of farmers' markets in Virginia

Monday - 05/06/2013, 04:10am EDT


Courthouse Farmers Market begins ‘prime season' Saturday

Arlington Farmers Market in Courthouse will begin its prime season on Saturday, April 20.

Tuesday - 04/16/2013, 04:35pm EDT

Tags: Arlington, courthouse

Va. farmers' markets to get food stamp machines

Saturday - 08/18/2012, 01:17am EDT

Tags: Richmond, revenue, stamps

Mobile Market makes local food cheap, convenient

We all know eating seasonal, local food is more healthy and better for the economy, but not everyone can afford trips to Whole Foods or farmers markets.

Thursday - 05/17/2012, 12:06pm EDT

Tags: alicia lozano, Mobile Market, SNAP, wic, Nature Communications, farmer,

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