Asking Government to Regulate Farmers Markets is a Horrible Mistake
By Curtis Stone
Is farmers market fraud a real problem? Some stalls at farmers markets got their produce from a central supplier instead of a local farm. What should be done about it? Some, including the mainstream media, are asking the government to get involved. Curtis Stone, author of The Urban Farmer: Growing Food for Profit on Leased or Borrowed Land, explains why he thinks that’s a horrible idea.