We all know that buying from local farmers is the best way to get the freshest food with the best taste. But did you know that you are strengthening the local economy at the same time?
If each household in Albemarle County spends just $10.00 per week on fresh local farm products it puts $20,313,800 into the local economy. In Charlottesville, Virginia $10.00 per family per week would contribute $9,499,360 to the cities economy. To see what the figures are for other areas in the Piedmont click here.
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