01 Jan '12, 1am

Is it OK to bargain with farmers at Farmers Markets? What do you think?

Do you try to haggle at Safeway or the mall? Why is this question even being asked? Small, independent family farms make a very small profit and typically work 7 days a week, 10 hours a day.....it is insulting to farmers to haggle and badger them to squeeze them dry for a dollar or two. Even thrift shops have set prices - so honor your local family farmer at the farmers market and pay them what they ask. Do you haggle and try to bargain with your mechanic, day care center provider,....

Full article: http://www.mnn.com/your-home/organic-farming-gardening/bl...

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