Farmers’ Market

Setting farm market prices and fighting pests, diseases

This VGN May/June issue is now available in print and digital editions. Here is a sneak peek of the topics discussed. Inflation, farm input costs shape farm market prices This edition of VGN features results... more »

America’s Farmer’s Market Celebration begins

American Farmland Trust (AFT) has kicked off the 16th annual America’s Farmer’s Market Celebration (AFMC). The event celebrates the only annual ranking of the top farmers markets in the U.S. as voted on by the... more »

Inflation, farm input costs shape farm market prices

The latest Vegetable Growers News and Fruit Growers News Farm Market Pricing Survey shows factors influencing how leading farm marketers charge for fruits, vegetables and other food. Properly pricing farm market produce and goods can... more »

Farm Market & Agritourism: markups vs. margins

A retail farm market manager knows that their business needs to make a certain gross profit percentage, in this case, let's say 30%. What do they do? The manager takes the cost of the item... more »

Keeping CSA members engaged and loyal

Since the pandemic, community supported agriculture (CSA) programs have enjoyed a resurgence of interest from consumers. We shouldn’t take this renewed interest for granted. Historically, CSA programs rely heavily on member retention for sustainability and... more »

Deadline for USDA local market grants approaches

The USDA has Local Agricultural Market Program (LAMP) funds available to promote farmers markets, local food programs and regional food partnerships. Application deadlines for the grants are May 14. Farmers Market Promotion Program (FMPP) This... more »

Farm Market & Agritourism: Know your customers

I was talking with a new owner of a farm market store. He had purchased the business from an organic farmer who owned the business for five years. Along with selling their produce, the organic... more »

Registration open for Kentucky conference

Registration for the Kentucky Fruit & Vegetable Conference is open. The event is Jan. 3-4, in Bowling Green, Kentucky, with pre-conference events the day before. The full conference program and registration information are available on... more »

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