Among the more than 8,400 farmer's markets nationwide, 61 percent of those surveyed reported increased traffic; more than half reported increases in year-on-year sales.

January 30, 2019

"Sales of regular soda in the United States have declined a jaw-dropping 25% in the past two decades."
"Data from the USDA’s farmers market manager survey conducted last year found a bump in business: Among the more than 8,400 markets nationwide, 61 percent of those surveyed reported increased traffic; more than half reported increases in year-on-year sales."
"Between 2006 and 2012, for example, there was a 430 percent increase in farm-to-school programs, reaching more than 4,000 school districts across the country with locally sourced food in school meals."

 

Source: Pingree, Chellie and Anna Lappé. "The food movement is small? Not from where we sit, it isn't". The Washington Post. Accessed at https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/food/the-food-movement-is-small...

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