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Greenbelt Farmers Market NetworkGreenbelt Farmers’ Market Network
$100,000 - April 20, 2009

According to a study by Farmers Markets Ontario, over 15 million people visited the 154 farmers’ markets in Ontario in 2008. From 1999-2008, the estimated annual growth in sales at farmers’ markets was 7.3%.

The Farmers’ Market Network helps to support local agriculture, and enhance public spaces, while making fresh food accessible for all.

The establishment of the Greenbelt Farmers’ Market Network enables market managers to run stronger markets, advocate for market-friendly policies at the municipal level, and to conduct consumer and policy research.

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