January 3, 2022 Lewistown Sentinel
Centre Markets LLC director Sabine Carey shares her passion for the local food movement by offering a service to local farmers and chefs that helps connect them to consumers.....
A visit to any farmers market is, by its very nature, social. The mingling with other shoppers. The chit-chatting with the vendors. You get to know your neighbors and the folks who grow your food on a deeper level. So what happens when the “social” part of just about everything is stripped away and the world moves much of its interactions online? According to Happy Valley’s farmers markets and farmers, you move online, too — and discover you can fill a void in the process that you never even knew existed.
Farm Aid knows that to keep family farmers on the land we have to increase the number of people buying their good food. We're big time Farm Aid supporters, and were thrilled when they recognized our efforts this spring.
In "Markets Go Digital," local food columnist Carolyne Meehan writes about the Centre Markets Online ongoing effort to provide Centre County farmers with a way to connect to their customers.
Word even spread to Lancaster Farming how Centre County farmers are pivoting to maintain and support consumer/farmer connections.
A monthly local magazine explores the supply chain disruption caused by Covid-19.
Centre Market's founder Sabine Carey was honored with the 2021 Passabilites 2021 COVID response award by PASA.