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Number of U.S. farmers markets up 17% in 2011

Alaska and Texas ranked at the top for most growth in farmers markets

From Sustainable Food News:

August 9, 2011

According to the Agriculture Department, farmers markets are up 17 percent over the last year.  Farmers markets have sprouted up across several states since 2010.  Alaska and Texas are at the top of the growth with 46 and 38 percent growth, respectively.

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