Farmers Market growth in US: upward trend for past 15 years with a 9.6% increase


Farmers Market growth in US: upward trend for past 15 years with a 9.6% increase just from 2011 to 2012 (from 7175 to 7864) 3137 in 2002 so you could say more than doubled, or you could say increased 150% (7842) Up 3.6% from 2012-2013 to a total of 8,144 farmers markets. Looking at numbers from 1994-2013, the number of farmers markets increased by 364%.

Source: USDA, Farmers Markets and Local Food Marketing, (2013) [online] http://www.ams.usda.gov/AMSv1.0/ams.fetchTemplateData.do?template=Templa... [verified 4/17/14]

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