The city of Little Rock’s budget woes are well-known. Dozens of staff positions are empty. The quality of code enforcement has long been suspect, sufficient money or no sufficient money.

But some priorities are not overlooked.

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Like shutting down a West Little Rock farmers market as it opened for business Monday at Pulaski Academy, according to the GreenARbythe day blog. There will be no sales of vegetables without the requisite permits. If you want to sell vegetables, the city will be happy to accommodate you in its River Market, of course.

UPDATE: An inquiry of mine to GreenAR brought some more background on the farmer crackdown from blogger Nao Ueda: