In some milder regions, farmers markets are beginning to wind down as the growing season comes to an end. Where I am in New Jersey, a few of the markets are open up until Thanksgiving. And, in some of the warmest regions of the country, markets are open year-round. No matter what type of schedule your local farmers market is on, some of the tips in this video from MSNBC are very helpful.


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Here’s a link to the Reader’s Digest article mentioned in the video, 13 Things You Should Know About Farmers Markets.


Robin Shreeves ( @rshreeves ) focuses on food from a family perspective from her home base in New Jersey.

Watch: Tips for getting the most out of the farmers market
MSNBC offers some useful tips for making a trip to the local farmers market more productive.