It’s time to clear up the myth that farmers market food costs more. During peak produce season (July through September), you’ll find that fruits and vegetables are the same in price or even lower.
Those who receive SNAP/EBT benefits can enjoy even more value: they’ll receive $4 in FreshConnect checks for every $10 they spend at the farmers market.
If you see produce that’s a few cents more at the farmers market, it’s worth it. In fact, nearly 3 out of 4 Sullivan Catskills Farmers Market shoppers agree or strongly agree: “I get a good value for my money.” The next 9 reasons highlight why farmers market food is the best food you can buy.
SOURCE: 398 Sullivan Catskills Farmers Markets shoppers surveyed in 2016.