One of my farmers, Elizabeth Haarer of Wild Onion Farms, asked her customers to comment on this odd Washington Post story: For some growers, farmers markets just aren't what they used to be. They are "where true believers could make their weekly investment in the future of local and sustainable agriculture." Yet as the locavore fad passes, farmers are making less money at markets. At the DuPont Circle market, they brought in food trucks to attract millennials, but the millennials admire but don't buy or cook.
Despite this, the market manager says “Our goal is still to support local farmers.”
Maybe that's the problem. It's not a