Upstate New York’s Rochester Farmers Market America’s Favorite

American Farmland Trust has announced the winners of its 2010 “America’s Favorite Farmers Market” contest.  Over 50,000 people cast votes, with 1,200+ farmers markets enrolled in the contest.  In the category of Large Markets, with 56+ vendors, Upstate New York’s City of Rochester Public Market took 1st place, with nearly double the votes cast for the runner up Davis Farmers Market, in the Sacramento metro area of California.  In the category of Medium Markets, with 31-55 vendors, the Falls Church Farmers Market in Virginia’s Fairfax County took first place.   In the category of Small Markets, with 16-30 vendors, Ohio’s Champaign County Farmers Market in Urbana, the so-called “Heart of Ohio”, was voted the favorite, and in the category of Boutique Markets, with 15 or fewer vendors, the King George Farmers Market in King George, Virginia, the “Gateway” to Virginia’s northern neck was at the top of the list.  For the top twenty farmers markets in each of these four categories, click on this link to  America Farmland Trust’s  announcement of the winners. (FB 9/1/10)

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