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Farmers Market Shopping Tips

DRESS COMFORTABLY - Wear walking shoes and dress appropriately for the weather. Farmers Markets are open rain or shine, so dress accordingly.

BRING YOUR OWN BAG - Bring your own reusable shopping bag or basket, it’s environmentally friendly.

TRY SOMETHING NEW - The Farmers Market is the perfect place to get educated about food. Never tried kohlrabi? A vendor can advise you on how to select and prepare it.

BRING A COOLER - To keep food items cool when you buy at the market but won't be going home until later on in the day, put a cooler in your car.

ASK QUESTIONS - Ask questions when you see unfamiliar produce. Vendors like to share their knowledge and might even give you recipes and cooking tips.

BRING CASH - Most vendors do a cash-only business; do them a favor and bring small bills and coins.

SIZE RIGHT – Buy quantities sized to fit your household; overbuying increases waste and runs up your food costs unnecessarily

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