Farmers Market Research on Washington Ag Today!

May 16, 2014
By Tara Zimmerman
Colleen Donovan

Colleen Donovan

Colleen Donovan of CSANR’s Small Farms Program was interviewed by Washington Ag Today to talk about the findings from recent research on farmers markets and the farmers who choose to sell at farmers markets.  There are three short interview segments linked below:

Benefits of Farmers Markets  WSU Small Farms Program has been conducting farmers market research since 2009.

Community Impact of Farmers Markets  In Washington the increasing number of farmers markets is mirroring a national trend.

Choosing Farmers Markets  There are several reasons farmers choose to sell at farmers markets.

 

Farmers Market Tomatoes (photo: Michael Porter)

Farmers Market Tomatoes (photo: Michael Porter)

Donovan’s research report and survey highlights with Small Farms Program Leader Marcy Ostrom are available here:

Summary Report: Farmers Markets and the Experiences of Market Managers in Washington State

Survey Highlights: Farmers Markets and the Experiences of Market Managers in Washington State

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