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Why Shop at Farmers’ Markets

There is an abundance of flavorful, high quality produce is grown in Colorado.Shopping at farmers’ markets offers opportunities to select ‘just picked’ fresh produce and try unique locally-made products.Following these practical tips can help you enjoy the many flavorful offerings of our local farmers’ markets. Go to


9.310 Food Storage for Safety and Quality,Colorado State University Extension.

9.369 Preventing E. coli from Garden to Plate, Colorado State University Extension.

9.373 Health Benefits and Safe Handling of Salad Greens,Colorado State University Extension.

More fact sheets on food safety, storage, and health benefits of fresh foods are available online at