Notably some farmers get into the business since they

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less time in storage, and less transport and these aspects draw farmers into the market. Notably, some farmers get into the business since they prefer the immediacy, simplicity, independence, and transparency involved in selling directly to the consumers. This benefits received by the farmers make them enjoy the practice of farming. Farmers interviewed agreed that this practice is sustainable employment and that they enjoy farming for business. Accordingly, farmers can earn a living through the farm business since the earnings they receive are enough to sustain them as small-scale farmers. Moreover, it was found that most farmers make their living through farming. Most of the farm harvests are
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Surname 2 locally manufactured, and some of the food is grown and harvested without using any pesticide while for other foods, pesticides are used to control diseases. Farmers suggested that local farms are more important than organic farms since their production is on a small scale. Equally, many people trust that local foods are produced more ethically and have higher nutritional value. People are required to consider their food choices and ensure their diets involve health foods. Similarly, the government should be more involved in various ways through which the production of some foods is done to ensure consumer safety.
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  • Spring '16
  • Local food, Farmers' market, local farmers, Columbia City Farmer’s Market

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