Farmers’ Markets Newest Symbol of Racism

Two geography professors at San Diego State University penned a chapter in a new anthology arguing that “insidious” farmers’ markets are havens for white spaces.

Professors Pascale Joassart-Marcelli and Fernando J. Bosco, who believe that the “whiteness of farmers’ markets” contributes to “environmental gentrification” wherein “environmental improvements” are a catalyst in displacing long-term, minority residents.

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