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Beverly Hills Farmers’ Market Reopens June 21

Phil Rhodes and fiancee Nicole Burrows at their Country Rhodes Family Farm stand

Posted Thursday, June 18, 2020 - 7:23 pm

By Ana Figueroa

Lean times and uncertainty are a way of life for small family farmers. But, nothing could have prepared Phil Rhodes for COVID-19. His small family farm in Visalia, California, depends on local farmers’ markets as its primary source of business. “Country Rhodes Family Farm” has been a regular at the Beverly Hills Farmers’ Market for the past four years. When the market shut down on March 15 in response to the pandemic, and others across the state followed suit, Rhodes was lost.

For full story see the print edition of The Beverly Hills Courier, or download the e-edition.

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