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We share stories, tips and trends about the mobile farmers' market industry. Inspiring communities around the world to increase healthy food access, address food deserts and battle food insecurity with the use of a mobile market vehicle.

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The GoFarm Approach to Creating a Strong and Sustainable…

*This is the first article in our three-part Inspiring Changemaker 2022 Series, where we highlight the amazing work of some of our incredible clients...
Lorraine Dufour
6 min read

The Farmers’ Truck Journey: The Road to Fresh, Accessible…

The Farmers’ Truck started as a way to bring healthy local produce to the people of Moncton, New Brunswick. We wanted to reconnect people...
Frederic Laforge
5 min read

Choosing a Vehicle Part 2: The Mobile Produce Bus

This is the second article in our three-part series about choosing the best type of vehicle for your mobile farmers’ market. In this article,...
Frederic Laforge
5 min read

Choosing a Vehicle Part 3: The Farmers’ Market Trailer

This is the last article in a 3-part series about choosing the best type of vehicle for your mobile farmers’ market. Check out our...
Frederic Laforge
5 min read

Sara Bernal: Using Urban Farming to Increase Food Security…

Meet a woman whose drive, passion, and creativity are creating a lasting impact in the urban neighborhoods of West Sacramento. She is to food...
Frederic Laforge
5 min read

Choosing a Vehicle Part 1: The Mobile Fruit and…

This is the first article in a 3-part series about choosing the best type of vehicle for your mobile farmers’ market. In this article,...
Frederic Laforge
5 min read

Why Chronic Disease and Obesity Make COVID-19 Worse, and…

Since the COVID-19 pandemic began almost 2 years ago, our food supply system has been turned upside down. It’s a lot harder to access...
Lorraine Dufour
5 min read

The Top 5 Things You Must Consider When Starting…

You’re part of a community organization whose mission is to provide your neighborhood with better access to fresh, affordable food. Have you ever wondered how...
Frederic Laforge
5 min read

How Mobile Farmers’ Markets Impact Communities Across the United…

Sure you’ve seen food trucks on tv, online, or even downtown, but have you ever seen a farmers’ market on wheels? What makes mobile...
Frederic Laforge
5 min read

How the Blue Zones Project Can Boost Your Community’s…

What’s the true cost of an unhealthy lifestyle?  Well, it’s about $3.42 trillion US.1 That’s how much it costs per year to treat chronic...
Lorraine Dufour
7 min read