“‘Every dollar that’s spent here goes to a small business,’ Seymour said.”
“While the majority of shoppers range in income, they share a bond when they stop at a farmers market, Newsom said.”
“Nationally, low-income customers like Williams spent $24.4 million of their Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits — more commonly known as SNAP — last year on fresh produce, eggs and baked goods at local farmers markets like this one in the Glenwood neighborhood, where they get $10 credit for every $10 they spend to double their buying power.”