Approximately 5.3 million seniors, or 7.3% of the national senior population, were food insecure in 2018 (Feeding America, 2020). Seniors comprise approximately 10% of Salt Lake County's population. In response, Salt Lake County Master Gardeners grew and disseminated garden produce to seniors at risk of food insecurity during free farmers’ markets at senior centers.
"Free Farmers’ Markets at Salt Lake County Senior Centers,"
Outcomes and Impact Quarterly: Vol. 1
, Article 4.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.usu.edu/oiq/vol1/iss1/4