Tuesday, September 1, 2009

Make the Farmers Market a Family Affair

Make the Farmers Market a Family Affair
Published in the September Issue of Memphis Parent

Play a game with your kids — ask them where their food comes from. If they answer “the kitchen” or “the grocery store,” get thee to a farmers market! In case you didn’t discover them over the summer, Memphis has three: The Memphis Farmers Market downtown on Saturday mornings, the Botanic Garden’s Farmers Market on Wednesday afternoons, and The Agricenter Farmers Market all day, every day.

Shopping at a farmers market is the perfect way to get in touch with what’s grown regionally. It stimulates the local economy, boosts the nutritional value of your meals and introduces your children to the people who grow the food they eat...(Read more).

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