Farmers Markets in Greater Peoria
More reasons to shop local
Stimulate Your Local Economy
Dollars returned to the Local Economy
Shopping at your local farmers market returns 3 times more of your spend to the local economy when compared to shopping a chain.
Increase Access to Fresh Food
Farmers markets bring fresh food to the neighborhoods that need it most. 60% of farmers market shoppers in low-income neighborhoods say that their market had better prices than the grocery store. (source: https://farmersmarketcoalition.org)
Get to Know Your Community
On average, you will have 15-20 social interactions while shopping at the farmers market. In comparison, you are likely to only have 1-2 at the grocery store.