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How to Make a Farmers’ Market

The Legal Structure Behind Local Food

By Erin Kee & Jason Foscolo

Farmers’ markets are more than a place to buy fresh fruits and vegetables. They are neighborhood hubs where consumers learn about agriculture, people reconnect with friends, and farmers share information. Farmers’ markets are also sophisticated legal entities, and public interest lawyers can help create, maintain, and publicize markets’ endeavors.

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