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And so, Scottmil, I'm thinking a lot of low-income people like myself, think the farmers market phenomenon is just elitist friviolity that is totally irrelevant to their lives--just more self-righteous entertainment for the rich. Low income people fully realize that it is NOT about the entire "community." Backyard growers of any economic level realize that as well, because the upfront and weekly fees to set up at the market are more than their smaller amounts of produce are worth. I would rather give mine away to neighbors and friends.
I might add that the farmers markets appear to be designed to benefit the local landed aristocracy who are not big enough to compete with larger enterprises or are just carving out another status supported marketing niche.
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