If you come to #LosAngeles, you need to visit one of the many farmers markets around town. It's a great place to get the freshest produce while you're on your trip (healthy!), delicious food, snacks, merchandise, and do some great people watching! via @rtwgirl || http://www.rtwgirl.com/los-angeles-farmers-markets/
After years of protests & lawsuits black farmers in the south will begin receiving payments this week as a result of a $1.2 billion settlement in their discrimination case against federal agriculture officials. (18,000 farmers) Thousands received payments in 1999 as part of a settlement in a class-action suit over allegations of widespread discrimination by federal officials who denied loans & other assistance to black farmers because of their race.