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A farmers market has the potential to attract visitors to Ruston from all over the immediate area. Bringing people and tax dollars into our city is always a good thing.
Along with establishing a community forum for local growers, the farmers market organizers also are taking steps to keep it as environmentally friendly as possible.

Limiting the travel distance for participants will reduce gasoline use and vehicle emissions. Making reusable grocery bags available also will reduce waste from plastic or paper bags.

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