Farmers’ Markets

Our local Farmers’ Market started up again here in my hometown of Moscow, Idaho, and that got me to thinking, do all of you know how wonderful farmers’ markets are?

First of all, they’ve been around forever. Since ancient times, farmers have been selling their produce and other goods to people. But in the last 20 years, there has been a significant resurgence.

Secondly, you can find a farmers’ market in practically every country and every community around the world.

Seriously—mountains, beaches, deserts … anywhere there are things that grow and people who eat.

The best part is the personal touch of a farmers’ market. Here’s what my family would bring in from our garden when I was a kid. 

After I grew up (and of course bought a farm) and took my crops to town to be sold, I loved seeing who my veggies were going home with. When I have my consumer hat on, I love meeting the farmer who grows my food.

Buying direct from the person who planted and harvested your food is like …

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Kind Kids

You and I see eye-to-eye.

We love random acts of kindness.

Who doesn’t?

The concept is contagious, no question, and farmgirls have the fever.

But what if you had contracted the bug years ago? What if, as a kid, you could have flaunted it, flown it like a kite, and spurred a trend toward a kinder tomorrow?

What if …

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