NEW YORK — Citing $1 billion in demand from New York City's grocers and restaurants for locally sourced foods, the New York State Department of Agriculture took steps to establish a 6-acre wholesale farmers' market here — a development that would give a much-needed boost to New York's upstate economy while helping city retailers promote local produce, as well as local meats, cheeses and seafood. Infused with $500,000 of state research funding, the New York City Wholesale Farmers' Market ...
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