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This Week is National Farmers Market Week

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue signing a proclamation.

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue Proclaims National Farmers Market Week U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue has proclaimed Aug. 6-12 to be National Farmers Market Week. This is the 18th year the USDA has supported local producers by encouraging families to meet, and buy from, the farmers and other vendors at their local farmers market. Farmers markets and other agricultural direct marketing outlets contribute approximately $9 billion each year to the…

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