Hot or Not? Going Late to the Farmer’s Market to Save Money

As farmer’s market season kicks in to full gear, we’ve been reading tips on how to have the best shopping experience. One of the suggestions – hit up the farmer’s market just as it’s ending to save money. But is this right?

Even if we wanted to try this money saving method, we wouldn’t be successful because at our small but busy local market, things go fast. But we’re just not sure if we’re comfortable with the principal of this strategy – getting the (hard working) farmer to reduce his price just because we came late? But then again, we’re in a recession, and maybe bargaining at the market is killing two birds with one stone – eat local and save money.

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