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Planet Forward Correspondent | University of Wisconsin-Madison
The farmers market is, if anything, a quintessential unifier for communities. But this year, for many, it looked different.

Customers walk through the Dupont FRESHFARM Market in Washington, D.C., which has been open throughout the pandemic under public health restrictions. (Lizzie Stricklin/George Washington University)

Planet Forward Correspondent | George Washington University
Deemed essential services, D.C. farmers markets have remained open since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic – but in order to keep vendors, staff and customers safe, markets have had to make sudden changes.

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Planet Forward Correspondent | SUNY-ESF
One student's passionate pitch for the Central New York Regional Market to eliminate the use of plastic take-out bags, along with the rest of New York.
Farmers market donation jar

A donation jar placed on a book table at the weekly Oxford Community Farmers Market.

Planet Forward Senior Correspondent | University of Mississippi
One farmers market in Oxford, Mississippi, has re-established themselves as a community center in an effort to battle food insecurity. 
George Washington University
I’m from a small town called Eastchester, New York, just north of New York City. For me, climate change could mean no more farmers' markets with my Grandmother after Sunday mass.
Digital Media Producer, Planet Forward
The effects of climate change on our communities -- a look at the Madison, WI Farmer's Market.
The George Washington University
The quest for the perfect pie starts with a neighborly apple.
The George Washington University
Interested in trying to eat local? Intimidated by buying fresh for the first time? Check out our guide to buying at your local farmer's market.
We know eating locally and organically is a healthier lifestyle, but did you also know that doing so can help reduce your carbon footprint? Not only does it contribute to a healthier lifestyle and planet, but eating locally and organically also... Read More