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Steps to Saving at Farmers' Markets

This resource sheet from Case Western Universtiy offers a breakdown of how to shop while getting the best deal on produce at farmers markets.
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Price Comparison Study and Tool for Farmers Markets

This study of prices for produce at farmers markets and nearby brick and mortar stores in Georgia showed that nutrition incentives brought farmers market prudce to within .06 cents of…
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Value Pricing at Southland Farmers Market

Though conducted in 2001, Southland Farmers Market Association found among six farmers markets and six grocery stores in southern California, that farmers market prices were better than nearby grocery stores…
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Farmers Markets vs Grocery Stores: A Price Comparison

From the King County Neighborhood Farmers Market Association, this article describes Seattle area comparison between farmers market and grocery pricing for one recipe; they found that the farmers market cost…
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West Central Minnesota Farmers Market Pricing Study

The University of Minnesota Extension published this 12-page research report in 2015 on price comparisons between farmers markets and grocery stores, and found that in peak season farmers markets were…
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