Growers Find Perfect Fit With Farmer’s Markets

For growers looking to find the ideal channel for small-scale producers to sell their crops, farmers markets are the way to go. Those who enjoy insect- and pesticide-free vegetables should turn to farmers like Leon Eaton, who sells his crops at farmers markets. Eaton grows tomatoes and other vegetables hydroponically on his Mount Olive, Mississippi farm without soil in a greenhouse. The interest in naturally grown produce has increased demand for locally grown crops, according to a Mississippi Extension specialist, and more local farmers are getting on board with the trends.

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