Drought’s lingering effect on farmers markets

 The drought has taken a toll on cities and individuals, especially those in farming, and farmers with the Ventura County Certified Farmers’ Market Association recently shared their perspective on the long-lasting drought.
Greg Mitchell with Blue Ridge Honey says that even with a substantial amount of rain this past season, certain types of sage, buckwheat and chaparral habitats used in this production have a way to go before getting back to normal.
“Without a full recovery from the drought...

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