The annual Carroll Hospital Farmers Market returns Thursday next week to bring fresh produce and delicious treats for the community. A collection of local farmers and business owners will be attending the markets each week with a new selection of fresh merchandise, all harvested or prepared the day before. It’s more important now than ever to support the local farmers and small businesses in our community because of the impact the pandemic had on the way we shopped over the last year.
According to the World Health Organization, chronic disease is ranked as the greatest threat to human health, and it is expected to get worse over the next 30 years in the United States. In 2014, it was estimated that nearly 60% of Americans had at least one chronic condition.