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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On weekends, Malone would ride her bike downtown to farmers markets. Katherine Lagrave, Vogue, "Meet the Women Behind Minneapolis’s Food Revolution," 6 Aug. 2019 At farmers markets, Canadian Bakin' only sells bread baked that same day. Matt Wake |, al, "He quit his desk job, now his Alabama bakery is rising," 1 Aug. 2019 Finding sweet corn at a roadside stand or farmers market is one of the best treats of summer. Robin Mather,, "Sweet corn season: How to choose, cook and preserve the newest varieties," 26 July 2019 North Coast Journal The supremacy of Fresno’s farmers markets should come as no surprise, given the city’s location in the heart of the Central Valley. Julia Wick,, "Essential California: The untold aftermath of smoke pollution from the Camp fire," 12 July 2019 Murray sells at 30 farmers markets, including Santa Monica, Hollywood, Torrance, Pasadena, Encino and Irvine, where consumers can find varieties by name and taste samples. David Karp, Los Angeles Times, "Gum Drops and Candy Hearts are ... grape varieties?," 23 July 2019 Morley does savory pot pies, too, like curry chicken and spinach artichoke, at her SoBro shop and area farmers markets. Liz Biro, Indianapolis Star, "Every restaurant you'll try at the IndyStar Wine & Food Experience," 16 July 2019 Real life happens here, with farmers markets, art festivals and street fairs. Jim Webster, Twin Cities, "In Orlando or Anaheim for a Disney vacation? Explore the cities beyond the gates, too," 29 June 2019 Meanwhile, Grossmont Center is starting its own farmers market on Wednesdays. San Diego Union-Tribune, "La Mesa to get second farmers market with new operation at Grossmont Center," 26 June 2019

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First Known Use of farmers market

1864, in the meaning defined above

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