farmers market

variants: or farmers' market or farmer's market

Definition of farmers market

: a market at which local farmers sell their agricultural products directly to consumers

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For lunchtime, Hannah hits up the local farmers market for some kale to make a salmon banh mi bowl, a recipe from her new cookbook Do What Feels Good. Nicole Saunders, Harper's BAZAAR, "Everything Hannah Bronfman Eats in a Day," 24 Jan. 2019 The anthropology grad student discovered Field to Fork at the farmers market and figured hunting, too, was ethical. Zusha Elinson, WSJ, "Put Down the Kombucha and Pick Up a Crossbow: Hipsters Are the New Hunters," 9 Jan. 2019 The whole place brings Hawaiian cheer to Seattle, from the farmers market-ready housemade pineapple marmalade jars snuggling with Hawaiian Sun in the cooler to tropical print plastic plates served alongside fragrant cups of Cascadia Chai. Jill Lightner, The Seattle Times, "Patrick’s Bakery & Cafe: sweet treats and Hawaiian snacks at great prices," 1 Oct. 2018 But now farmers markets, food banks and other organizations are finding ways to help workers who haven’t received a paycheck since December. Tim Carman, The Seattle Times, "Americans nationwide help feed federal workers as shutdown enters 2nd month," 23 Jan. 2019 Northern Virginia’s data includes Washington DC, except for Fortune 500 companies and farmer markets data, which are for Northern Virginia only. Shayndi Raice, WSJ, "How Amazon Picked HQ2 and Jilted 236 Cities," 14 Nov. 2018 Here are a few of those columns: One way to make more of an effort is to look for grown-in-Louisiana produce at the grocery stores and farmers markets in the greater New Orleans area. Molly Kimball,, "2018 Eat Local Challenge: No need to go hardcore to dig in," 22 May 2018 Lowrider Baking Company, a fixture at Seattle-area farmers markets, now has a home at the Georgetown Trailer Park Mall, according to Seattle Met. Tan Vinh, The Seattle Times, "From hot ramen to hotter hot pot: 30 restaurant openings in Seattle and on the Eastside," 28 Nov. 2018 But without Novo Dia, many SNAP recipients will no longer be able to redeem their benefits at farmers markets. Jane Black And Leah Douglas,, "Some food stamp recipients may soon lose access to farmers market benefits," 12 July 2018

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First Known Use of farmers market

1864, in the meaning defined above

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