Review of the nutritional implications of farmers' markets and community gardens: a call for evaluation and research efforts.

@article{McCormack2010ReviewOT,
  title={Review of the nutritional implications of farmers' markets and community gardens: a call for evaluation and research efforts.},
  author={Lacey Arneson McCormack and Melissa N Laska and Nicole Irene Larson and Mary T Story},
  journal={Journal of the American Dietetic Association},
  year={2010},
  volume={110 3},
  pages={399-408}
}
The development and promotion of farmers' markets and community gardens is growing in popularity as a strategy to increase community-wide fruit and vegetable consumption. Despite large numbers of farmers' markets and community gardens in the United States, as well as widespread enthusiasm for their use as a health promotion tool, little is known about their influence on dietary intake. This review examines the current scientific literature on the implications of farmers' market programs and… CONTINUE READING
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