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Delta Produce Sources Study


The Delta Produce Sources Study was designed to measure and compare food environments of farmers markets and grocery stores in rural towns located in the Lower Mississippi Delta. Measures included availability, source, quality, and price of fresh fruits and vegetables. The 5 towns are located in 3 Lower Mississippi Delta counties -- Bolivar, Sunflower, and Washington.


Thomson JL, Goodman MH, Landry AS, Walls TI. Farmers' market versus grocery store produce: Results of the Delta Produce Sources Study. Journal of Hunger and Environmental Nutrition. Online first Nov 2021. DOI: 10.1080/19320248.2021.1977207

Data Collection Tool

Delta Produce Sources -- Farmers Market & Grocery Store Survey

Delta Produce Sources -- Farmers Market & Grocery Store Survey Instructions


The dataset and corresponding data dictionary are available from the National Agricultural Library Ag Data Commons.