Get the Facts: California Certified Farmers’ Markets and Farm Stands


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VegetablesCalifornia certified farmers’ markets and farm stands can help bring fresh fruits and vegetables directly to the communities that need them most. It can be difficult—if not impossible—to find fresh, affordable healthy food in many urban and rural low-income communities.


These fact sheets from ChangeLab Solutions explain how state law works to encourage more farmers’ markets, farm stands, and community supported agriculture (CSA) programs, where farmers can sell their produce directly to consumers.

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for every Latino neighborhood, compared to 3 for every non-Latino neighborhood

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