Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Market Will Grow.(Mountain View)

Byline: John Brennan Mountain View Journal

I love farmer's markets. I've always enjoyed the leisurely stroll among the booths, manned by rural folks offering the best of their small-scale farms and gardens. It's a chance to get fresher produce than you can ever hope to find in a supermarket, and support hard-working local people at the same time.

So with great anticipation, I headed over to the parking lot of Broome's Feed and Supply in Moriarty on Friday afternoon. A new farmer's market was scheduled to debut, and I'd looked forward to it for weeks.

It was not what I expected.

A total of four vendors looked mighty lonely in the far corner of Broome's lot. …

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