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The Riverview Farmers’ Market Proudly Presents A Farm to Table Dinner in Historical Ghent

In the last twenty years since the 1998 Tobacco Settlement Agreement, Carroll County farmers have been required to diversify their farming operations into agricultural enterprises that will be successful for them into the future. One route farmers took was focused on growing produce and meat, as well as developing a vegetable, fruit, and meat market for the community. The Riverview Farmers Market was established in 2004, and in the 2019 season, there were twelve vendors (including three new vend...

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The Riverview Farmers’ Market Proudly Presents A Farm to Table Dinner in Historical Ghent

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