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 A New Model for Farmer's Markets that doesn't cost vendors $$$$$$

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PostSubject: A New Model for Farmer's Markets that doesn't cost vendors $$$$$$    Wed Jun 01, 2011 6:26 pm

How can farmers and food vendors sell at reasonable prices if their upfront costs to participate in Framers Markets are astronomical (compared to their expected profits)?

Here is a recent article from the New York Times:

They gather secretly at night...

Basically they form a private club (farmers and vendors), membership is free (shoppers), and shoppers sign a waiver.

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