DOVER, Delaware — Agriculture officials say sales at Delaware's farmers' markets have doubled in five years as interest in local food has grown.
Secretary of Agriculture Ed Kee said in a statement this week that sales from 27 community-run farmers' markets were $2.6 million this year. That's up more than $520,000 from 2013.
WBOC-TV reports (http://bit.ly/1HMNBCz) that officials say fresh produce made up 59 percent of the total sales.
The 2015 market season will begin in April. A list is online at de.gov/buylocal.
Information from: WBOC-TV, http://www.wboc.com/