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Aug. 7-13 is Farmers Market Week



Governor Dayton proclaims Aug. 7-13 as Farmers Market Week

Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton has proclaimed Aug. 7-13, as Farmers Market Week in Minnesota. Minnesota is one of several states joining the U.S. Department of Agriculture in celebrating the benefits of farmers markets and the agricultural products farmers provide. More than 150 farmers markets in Minnesota offer farm-fresh, healthful products and provide an important opportunity for consumers and farmers to interact.

Many farmers markets throughout the state are hosting special events and giving out prizes during Farmers Market Week. Contact your local farmers market to find out more or find farmers market locations at www.minnesotagrown.com.