BURKE, S.D.(KMIT)- American Farmland trust and the Farmer Market Coalition announced the winners of the 15th annual America’s Farmers Market Celebration, a national event honoring the role of farmers markets that ran between June 21 – September 18, 2023. Markets receiving the most public votes are declared the national winners. The celebration also recognizes top markets in five regions nationwide and in all 50 states.
The Burke Area Farmers Market was the top vote earner in South Dakota. Director Kelsea Kenzy Sutton talks about the history of their farmers market.
Kelsea talks about how the Burke Area Farmers Market has grown.
She said for new items to come along at the farmers market, it just takes a little time.
Kelsey talks about how the Burke Area Farmers Market felt after receiving the top votes in the state.