How Food Access, Community Health and Farmers Markets are Interwoven
Farmers Markets have been an access point for fresh farm foods and artisan goods for over five thousand years. Pikes Place Market is the oldest in Washington, having started in 1907. The Sequim and Port Angeles Markets have both been open for more than 20 years.
Also true is that WSU Clallam Extension has been providing support to help our local markets all the while. WSU Extension serves as a science-based resource for community health, agricultural practices, and economic development. Sharing many overlapping goals, farmers markets and WSU extension offices have long worked collaboratively. Let’s spotlight the Community Health side of farmers markets!
This Article includes the 5 Ways Farmers Markets Champion Community Health
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