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Farmers' Market Use Is Associated with Fruit and Vegetable Consumption in Diverse Southern Rural Communities

Description
Examines the socio-demographic characteristics of farmers market participants, the barriers and facilitators to farmers market shopping in southern rural communities, and the associations between farmers market use with fruit and vegetable consumption and body mass index (BMI). Seeks to assess the potential for using farmers markets to increase access to and the consumption of fruits and vegetables in rural areas.
Author(s)
Stephanie B. Jilcott Pitts, Alison Gustafson, Qiang Wu, et al.
Citation
Nutrition Journal, 13(1)
Date
2014
Type
Document
Tagged as
Appalachia · Food security and nutrition · Obesity and weight control · Statistics and data · The South · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention · Kentucky · North Carolina