Farmers’ Market Challenges in a Rural Setting:
A case study of the Elaney Wood Heritage Farmers Market
This case study highlights the challenges faced by rural markets in recruiting and retaining vendors and in attracting customers.
Children as young as 6 years old work in North Carolina fields. Farmworker youth have the highest high school dropout rate in the nation. Neftali Cuello is a prominent youth leader of Poder Juvenil Campesino (Rural Youth Power), a group of youth farmworkers and activists.