Where else can you find the freshest, plumpest, most locally-grown fruits and veggies? Not to mention homemade baked goods and organic meats. And chances are, there’s one near you: 2012 alone saw a 10 percent increase in the number of farmers markets nationwide, bringing the total to 7,800. In honor of the celebration, U.S. News is highlighting eight markets that are worth a visit.
Union Square Greenmarket, New York