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Celebrating The Farmers Market

Farmers markets have enjoyed renewed growth over the last 20 years across the U.S. (Charles Roffey/Flickr)
Farmers markets have enjoyed renewed growth over the last 20 years across the U.S. (Charles Roffey/Flickr)

From juicy peaches to bunches of kale, nothing says summer like a trip to the farmers market.

This week is National Farmers Market week. And to celebrate those little pockets of the summer season, Abby Wendle from Here & Now contributor Harvest Public Media takes us to one of the oldest markets in Illinois, in the small town of Macomb, where farmers have managed to raise a tasty crop in spite of some of the heaviest rain in decades this season.

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