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Farmers Market Density

This indicator shows the number of farmers markets per 1,000 population. A farmers market is a retail outlet in which vendors sell agricultural products directly to customers.

Farmers Market Density

0.03
0.00
Comparison: U.S. Value 

0.00

markets/1,000 population
Measurement Period: 2013

County: Dallas

Located in:
  • Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA): Dallas-Plano-Irving
  • Substate Region: Region 3a
  • TEA Region: Region 10
  • State: Texas

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Categories: Environment / Built Environment, Health / Exercise, Nutrition, & Weight
Technical Note: The regional value is compared to the median value of 3,138 U.S. counties and county equivalents.
Maintained By: Healthy Communities Institute
Last Updated: February 2014

Why is this important?

Farmers markets provide a way for community members to buy fresh and affordable agricultural products while supporting local farmers. Farmers markets often emphasize good nutrition and support consumers to cook healthier meals and maintain good eating habits. A diet comprised of nutritious foods, in combination with an active lifestyle, can reduce the incidence of heart disease, cancer and diabetes and is essential to maintain a healthy body weight and prevent obesity.

Farmers Market Density : Time Series

2009: 0.00 2011: 0.00 2012: 0.00 2013: 0.00

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Farmers Market Density

Comparison: Prior Value 

0.00

markets/1,000 population
Measurement Period: 2013

County: Dallas

Located in:
  • Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA): Dallas-Plano-Irving
  • Substate Region: Region 3a
  • TEA Region: Region 10
  • State: Texas

View Every County

Categories: Environment / Built Environment, Health / Exercise, Nutrition, & Weight
Technical Note: The trend is a comparison between the most recent and previous measurement periods. Confidence intervals were not taken into account in determining the direction of the trend.
Maintained By: Healthy Communities Institute
Last Updated: February 2014

Why is this important?

Farmers markets provide a way for community members to buy fresh and affordable agricultural products while supporting local farmers. Farmers markets often emphasize good nutrition and support consumers to cook healthier meals and maintain good eating habits. A diet comprised of nutritious foods, in combination with an active lifestyle, can reduce the incidence of heart disease, cancer and diabetes and is essential to maintain a healthy body weight and prevent obesity.

Farmers Market Density : Time Series

2009: 0.00 2011: 0.00 2012: 0.00 2013: 0.00

markets/1,000 population

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View by:

Create Indicator Comparison Report