The Lion's Roar

Farmers markets on the rise

Summer Veatch, right, from Candlestick Bakery, believes that the best part of being a vendor is talking with the customers.

Maiah Woodring, Staff Reporter

April 16, 2019

Vendors at the local Hammond Farmers Market reported seeing more attendees at their booths compared to previous years. The growth of farmers markets has gained national attention too. According to a study by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the amount of registered farmers markets increased 76% b...