Do you have farmers markets? How often are they open? How are the prices? What do you buy there?
Where else do you buy food? Is any of it made or raised locally? How do the supermarket offerings compare in quality, variety and price to your farmers market?
We’ve gotten some really fantastic and helpful answers so far. Send us yours! And don’t forget to include where you are in the USA/world. xo, Hungry Nation & WCFoodies
We’ve gotten some really fantastic and helpful answers so far. Send us yours! And don’t forget to include where you are in the USA/world.
Hungry Nation & WCFoodies
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- unslicedbread answered: I’m living in Vancouver BC. There are a bunch of markets over the summer, not so much in the winter. They’re great but pricey….
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- eclecticreality answered: I’m in Montreal, Canada. My university organizes these food orders every two weeks for students to get baskets of local fruits and veggies
- phoenix-faith answered: Rebecca: I like to buy my food from the local flea market. They are mostly home grown and the prices are really keep. I also grown some too.
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- joggrnaut answered: My local food scene has year-round farmers markets, a fresh produce delivery service, and a few farm-to-table dining options.
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- vittoriagroup answered: As restaurant chain located in Edinburgh we have local supplier for vegetable, meat and fish. As consumer, the situation is quite sad. :(
- chameleoncomedian answered: I’m currently living in Canberra, Australia and there are perm. markets selling meat and produce as well as weekly markets from local farms
- yummylovelyprettylife answered: We have a lot of Wegmans stores here, and they sell lots of organic products and seasonaly sell local fresh produce.
- bluebear1560 answered: I live in Portland, OR and everyone here is crazy about that! Everything is local and organic, because, well thats just what we trust!
- spuntino answered: DC: Great farmers market culture May-November, but we only retain one Dec-Apr. SnowBear is my fave producer of greens. Beautiful tomatoes too
- adventuresofthefoodsnob answered: The best part of living in Salt Lake City is the backyard gardens and that everyone is willing to share their bounty!
- xntrek said: Pretty lucky in Melbourne, While the duopoly of the supermarket giants is crap, there’s a huge number of farmers markets around, plus a few indie supermarkets that specialise in local supply.
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- crumeniferus answered: st louis, mo - soulard farmer’s market open year-round, several other small ones open seasonally, several CSAs, and soon a whole urban farm
- aqitemized answered: One of the best Farmer’s Markets in the USA. Westport, CT westportfarmersmarket.c…
- poppyspins answered: Thank you so much for the link!
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- chrissyames answered: Portland, Maine. Great really- there are many places to buy local throughout the year, there are two large markets per week and many smaller
- lazyathlete1993 answered: farmers markets but only during the summer and fall since nothing can really grow in winter
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