Farmers’ Market

‘Delighting’ the online customer ideal marketers’ goal

From Brick Meets Click: The total U.S. online grocery market posted $9.3 billion in sales during January as more than 69.7 million U.S. households placed on average 2.8 orders across delivery, pickup and ship-to-home, according... more »

Jerry Mills: Pipe layers spur ideas for installing irrigation lines

I got my COVID-19 shot! No pain, no illness. I feel great. I never worried about influenza and never got flu shots until last fall. (I am allergic to the egg-based flu vaccine). Modern flu... more »

Tennessee, Kentucky farmers targeted by Agriculture Direct Farm Marketing Summit

Farmers interested in maintaining or building direct farm marketing relationships with consumers should make plans to attend the Agriculture Direct Farm Marketing Summit. The series of webinars, hosted by several agricultural industry partners in Kentucky... more »

Developing Oregon’s Winter Vegetable Market project fills need

Oregon’s mild winter climate is well-suited to storage crops and over-wintered field vegetables for local and regional markets. However, there are currently few locally-grown winter vegetables in produce markets from January through April. Growers, chefs,... more »

Virtual format set for Harvest New England Ag Marketing Conference and Trade Show

Registration is now open for the eighth biennial Harvest New England Agricultural Marketing Conference and Trade Show. The virtual program is set for two half days on Feb. 24-25 and will be offered at no cost... more »

Direct sales still key despite COVID-19 market changes

Direct sales at farmers’ markets and farm stands have been the only outlets for Thorson’s Farm Fresh Produce of Browerville, Minnesota, but the uncertainty of the pandemic meant developing a website for the 2020 season.... more »

Seminar precedes Harvest New England Agricultural Marketing Conference

Harvest New England Association has announced plans for the New England Farmers’ Market Mangers Seminar. Five workshops, focused on issues related to managing farmers’ markets, will be held over two days on Feb.. 22-23. The... more »

Pick-your-own farm experiences attract customers

A weird year doesn’t have to be a bad year, one family farm operation and farm market business found out in 2020. Third-generation growers Al and Nancy Rose have been running the family farm, Red... more »

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Vertical greens growing trend gets its own USDA grant

Multiple factors shape 2021 vegetable crop

Auxin herbicide problems crop up for growers

New research seen on Reflex’s crop safety on vegetables

Government, industry eye E. coli in leafy greens

Farm Market column: Consider procs and cons of selling at farmers’ markets

National Council of Agricultural Employers column: It’s all about focus as homestretch of reform beckons

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