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Farmers Market

Explore where food comes from and how you can support local farmers by visiting a Farmers Market!

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  • What farmers market will you go to? 
  • When will you go to the farmers market? 
  • What weather do you expect?  
  • What questions will you ask the famers? 
  • What will you need to pack for this adventure? 


  • Explore the farmers market to learn about different local vendors/farmers! 
  • Ask farmers about the process of harvesting their food/crop and how it gets to the farmers market.


  • What do you know now that you did not know before?  
  • How can you use this information in your daily life? 
  • What would you change about this adventure next time?  
  • Remember to submit your activities on our Scouts for Sustainability Take Action Map

Keep it Simple

  • When planning for Apple Day, consider pairing up with a local orchard to acquire your apples. This can be the start of a new partnership in the community and you can help support local farmers at the same time. 

Take it Further

  • The next time you are at the grocery store look at the produce and the stickers/labels that are on them. Record the different places that you see and discuss with the group how much produce you saw comes from locally sourced places.