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The Farmer’s Market returns, among other opportunities for producers

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The Farmer’s Market returns, among other opportunities for producers

From now on, small producers and farmers in the city will have the opportunity to market their products through all municipal and state entities, including the ICBF, PAE operators, the Army, and other public sector entities, as a strategy market that was implemented in Law 2046, created during the pandemic, which seeks to ensure that at least 30% of public purchases are made from local producers.

In this way, mandarin, guava, beet, carrot, cucumber, Creole potato, pasta, peas and beans will be some of the products that these entities will be requesting from 22 producer associations that are linked to the Ministry of Rural Development and Environmental Management .

At the same time, Secretary Nancy Henao said that starting Friday, May 3, the peasant markets initiative will be resumed until 4:00 pm, which seeks to allow around 80 farmers to market their products in the main squares of the city. city, as well as its townships. “We are going to have a big one on the first Friday of every month in Plaza de Bolívar or Plaza Ciudad Victoria. We are going to have two more, either in townships or in other areas of the city,” indicated the Secretary of Rural Development and Environmental Management.

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