Bean sales surge at Santa Monica Farmer’s Market following coronavirus

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Dried beans. Photo credit: Sterver/CC 2.0, via Pixabay

Market correspondent Gillian Ferguson catches up with Larry Kandarian of Kandarian Organic Farm about the popularity and the upsurge in bean sales.

Also, what are the ripple effects of the coronavirus on farmers? Produce sales are down by nearly 70% for some farmers who source to tech campuses, which have closed their cafeterias due to COVID-19.

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Host:
Evan Kleiman

Producers:
Laryl Garcia, Joseph Stone