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Gleaning: It's a term used when a farmer goes out to the field to reap what's left over from harvest. But for one D.C. nonprofit, it means so much more.
As Virginia's Farmers Market Week draws to a close, WTOP took a trip to the Ballston FRESHFARM Market to get the stories behind the men and women who grow and make our food.
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.