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By Donata Defilippi Yes, it’s winter and there are farmers markets selling fresh organic produce. Unfortunately, not as many customers are buying. In recent years, farmers have converted winter to the 4th growing season with hoop houses. Consumers have been slower to extend their summer market habits into chilly, rainy winter days. “If they’re growing,” […]

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Norcross (Gwinnett County), GA (May 19, 2016) – ‘A place to imagine.’ It’s a simple phrase that evokes emotion and a sense of pride for families living in Norcross. Beautifully maintained and passionately promoted, the City of Norcross is a community where anyone could imagine themselves happy, healthy and thriving. Those are the same feelings […]

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Within weeks of accepting the Executive Director role at the Peachtree Road Farmers Market in 2009, Lauren Carey witnessed one torrential downpour after another. The intense rain wreaked havoc on farmland across Georgia, wiping out crops, and destroying the livelihood of farmers. Led by Slow Food Atlanta, the local food community immediately went into what […]

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Our farmers and local vendors appreciate everyone who comes to our markets every week. For all the folks who go the extra mile and bring a new person along to one of our My Market Club markets, we want to thank you! As a token of our gratitude, each month, My Market Club will hold a raffle for […]

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