The 5 Spot: Ways to Improve Your Farmers Market Experience
By Sarah Quallen, Co-op Volunteer Writer
now that we can focus more on the complete Farmers Market experience, I’ve collected some ideas on how to make the shopping part as good asthe social part.
selection of products. But if they get there too early, then shoppers get vendors who aren’t completely ready to serve customers.
that’s bruised or damaged in transportation) at a lower price. Since it is the end of the farmers’ day, they may also be willing to sell at a lower price just to clear out their inventory.
small bills are always appreciated!
waste. Another helpful move is to bring your empty boxes from last week back to the vendors so they can reuse them.
the farmer. Talking with the farmers is also an excellent way to show your appreciation for them.