Farmers' Market http://waer.org en Program Provides Nutritious Food While Supporting Farmers http://waer.org/post/program-provides-nutritious-food-while-supporting-farmers <P>Farmers and low-income families in Central New York continue to benefit from a program aimed at encouraging people to buy fresh, local produce.&nbsp; New York State recently received its largest-in-the-nation allocation of 3.4 million dollars for the Farmer's Market Nutrition Program.&nbsp; In this two part series, we examine the nutritional and economic impacts of the program.&nbsp;</P> <P> Fri, 21 Jun 2013 18:42:04 +0000 Scott Willis & Kaitlyn Richards 3920 at http://waer.org Program Provides Nutritious Food While Supporting Farmers Syracuse Downtown Farmers' Market Opens http://waer.org/post/syracuse-downtown-farmers-market-opens <p>A rainy start to the <a href="http://downtownsyracuse.com/downtown-farmers-market">Downtown Syracuse Farmers’ Market</a> today didn’t keep it from opening with a splash.&nbsp; Workers stopped by on their lunch breaks to enjoy the fresh produce and baked goods, and left with items to take home.&nbsp; The weekly event featured dozens of vendors selling fruits, vegetables, wine, baked goods, dairy products and decorative plants.</p><p> Tue, 11 Jun 2013 21:30:38 +0000 John Smith & Valerie Crowder 3423 at http://waer.org Syracuse Downtown Farmers' Market Opens