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Taste the Summer: Celebrate National Farmers Market Week!

Summer is the best season for ripe tomatoes, juicy peaches, sweet corn, and crisp peppers. Take advantage of National Famers Market Week (August 2-8) to eat delicious, fresh, and healthy food while supporting local farmers and gardeners.

Locally grown, seasonal fruits and vegetables can be a cost-effective option for healthy eating, especially during the summer months. Farmers markets serve as a great way to find fresh, seasonal, and locally grown produce to use in cooking up healthy recipes at home. They are also a fun way to meet your local farmers and learn about what grows in and around your community. Click here to find a farmers market near you!

So, grab your family and friends and take a walk through your nearest farmers market! You’ll be taking steps to improve your health and have a chance to meet the people who grow your food. And if that isn't enough, check out even more great reasons to grab your family and take a trip to your local farmers market!