Historic Lewes Farmers Market voted tops in Delaware

September 30, 2022

American Farmland Trust and the Farmers Market Coalition recently announced the Historic Lewes Farmers Market as the first-place winner in Delaware for the 2022 America’s Farmers Market Celebration.

Running from June 20 to Sept. 19, the 14th annual America’s Farmers Market Celebration showcased essential markets across the nation making a difference for farmers, ranchers and communities. During that time, market shoppers and supporters voted for their favorite market, and the HLFM received the most votes in Delaware.

American Farmland Trust is a national organization that takes a holistic approach to agriculture, focusing on the land itself, the agricultural practices used on it, and the farmers and ranchers who do the work. The trust helped launch the conservation agriculture movement and continues to raise public awareness through its No Farms No Food message. For more than 10 years, AFT’s Farmers Market Celebration has highlighted the important role farmers markets play in communities across the nation. Longstanding pillars of local food in urban centers and town squares, farmers markets in the age of coronavirus have gained the recognition they deserve as essential businesses ensuring farmers have a venue to sell their goods and families have a place to access fresh, healthy food.

The Farmers Market Coalition is a nonprofit dedicated to strengthening farmers markets across the United States so they can serve as community assets while providing real income opportunities for farmers. The Historic Lewes Farmers Market is a nonprofit dedicated to supporting local farmers to help build a local, sustainable food system.

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