There are 52 percent more winter farmers markets operating in the U.S. this year compared to last, the Department of Agriculture announced this week. Winter markets now make up a larger share of farmers market sales throughout the year, even if they’re not quite as well stocked with delicious goodies. (I miss you, summer tomatoes.)

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But winter’s nice too! Roasty chestnuts and hot apple cider? Yes please! Oh, and I guess I’ll take that kale too.

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