Oral history interview with Ed Perkins, a long-time vender at the Athens Farmers Market in Athens County, Ohio. His farm, Sassafras Farm, has been using organic-growing methods and selling their vegetables, herbs, berries, and jams for almost thirty years. Ed has seen the market evolve and expand over time. He discusses the impact of the market on the local producers in the area.
farm, farming, organic, sustainable, Athens Farmers Market, Athens Ohio, family farms, farmers, agriculture, oral history, community, farming technology, local producer, vegetables, small business
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Perkins, Ed and Romer, Sarah, "Ed Perkins Interviewed by Sarah Romer, April 3, 2022" (2022). Spring 2022 Oral Histories: Athens Farmers Market and The Ridges. 4.