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Survey: More than half of Mainers supplement grocery store shopping with farmers market, farm stands buys

While a majority of Mainers do most of their food shopping at chain grocery stores, a recent phone survey of 590 people found more than half supplement that with purchases at farmers markets and farm stands. The survey, published this month by the Maine Food Strategy Research Committee, identifies a broad range of Mainers’ food purchasing habits with the hope of developing […]