The Centre for Rural Health (Lismore) of Griffith University has just published their findings on what motivates shoppers at the Murwillumbah Farmers Market.  The report focuses on the pivotal role farmers markets play in developing community cohesion and trust, especially between farmers and consumers.
Local food = local focus = local energy and sustained community development.

Read the report here:  Report Murwillumbah Farmers’ Market Nov 2020