Chain supermarkets offer produce from all over the United States. Cantaloupe from Arizona or onions grown in Georgia? Instead some people prefer to go where the farmers gather.
Farmers lined Beck Avenue and set anchor out on the Marina for the Saint Andrews farmers market to display the best of this year's crop. According to localfoodconnection.org, buying local has obvious benefits like helping the local economy and supporting a clean environment. The site also brags it builds a stronger community.