NE: DIRECTOR IBACH ENCOURAGES CELEBRATING NATIONAL FARMERS’ MARKET WEEK

News Date: 07/27/2010

 It’s hard to resist the taste of Nebraska-grown sweet corn, the juiciness of a vine ripened tomato, or the freshness of green beans plucked straight from the garden that are currently being sold at farmers’ markets across the state.  Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA) Director, Greg Ibach, is encouraging all Nebraskans to join him in celebrating National Farmers’ Market Week in Nebraska from August 1-7. 

“Our state is home to over 80 farmers’ markets,” said Ibach.  “I encourage all Nebraskans to visit their local farmers’ markets this week, and for the rest of the season, to purchase fresh, locally grown produce.  Each of those purchases helps support our local economy.” To continue reading, click here. (Contact: Christin Kamm, 402.471.6856)

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