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Local Farmers’ Markets, Gardens and Farmers

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While the reach of Wal-Mart, Kroger and Food Lion increases, there’s a counterintuitive search for high-quality, local produce and food from a known food chain. Perhaps farmers’ markets signal the back-to-the-earth movement revisited; baby boomers’ attempts to be more healthful in the autumn of their lives; or yearning for a greater sense of community. Visit the Saturday market in Forest Hill Park for the real story.

Second Place: Positive news / things people are doing to improve the city

Third Place: Monroe Park

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