More farmer's markets opening

August 13, 2012 12:59:10 AM PDT
More farmer's markets are sprouting up across the county as demand for locally grown fruits and vegetables grows.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture released a report last week showing the number of farmers markets rose nearly 10-percent last year. The ag department reports a total of almost 8,000 farmer's nation-wide..

California has more than 800 farmers markets listed in the U.S.D.A. directory -- that's the most of any state.