Perry County Farmers Market Tackles Food Insecurity With Benefit Programs

Saturday marked the Perry County Farmer’s Market’s first event of 2022, but today’s market was more than just a day to pick up fresh vegetables and baked goods.

In this day and age, it is no secret that healthier foods are more expensive than unhealthy options.

“If you go grocery shopping, you’ve seen prices, and everybody understands that inflation is really starting to have an effect on people’s ability to access food,” said Kiristen Webb, manager of the Perry County Farmer’s Market. “It’s always been a problem, but the problem is escalating.”

Read more at WYMT.

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