Potential demands for local agricultural products by mobile markets, Worcester, MA

Title: Potential demands for local agricultural products by mobile markets, Worcester, MA

Author: Reznickova, Alice and Zepeda, Lydia

Publication: Cooperative Agreement no. 14-TMXXX-WI-0033, Funded by USDA Agricultural Marketing Service

Date: 2016

Description:  This report examines the extent to which mobile markets increase the sales of local farmers and improve access to fresh produce in Worcester, MA. To conduct their study, the authors conducted in-depth, semi-structured interviews with nine farmers and organizations in the area including the Regional Environmental Council, the Worcester County Food Bank, and refugee farmers.

Keywords: refugee farmers, community supported agriculture, urban agriculture

Cataloged By: B.J. Perkins

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