By Derek Miller
It's almost time for the return of local summer farmers markets. This increasingly popular way of getting fresh, local food to the dinner table is not only good for your health, but it’s also good for the local economy and it’s driving the growth that we’re seeing in Utah’s agriculture industry.
According to the 2017 Agriculture Census data, the U.S. lost 67,000 farms and 14.3 million acres of farmland since 2012. Here in Utah, it’s a bit of a different story.