Farmers’ Market

Top tips for no-till

How no-till farming can be beneficial to your sweet corn crops No-till farming on crops such as sweet corn can be beneficial for growers and their farm. Such benefits include reduced soil erosion, improved soil... more »

Illinois farm and food groups join for Everything Local Conference

Focused on delivering an unprecedented opportunity to build the local food and specialty crops supply chains, three Illinois organizations teamed up to create the From Food to Flowers: Everything Local Conference. The event, the largest... more »

Fine-tuning your market performance

The hardest thing for me to do when I was a store manager was to try to look at the store with “fresh eyes” – trying to see the store as a customer sees it... more »

Pollinator conference seeks public engagement this year

The national Protecting Pollinators in Urban Landscapes conference is Oct. 10-12 in Athens, Georgia. The annual conference brings together researchers, educators, practitioners and others interested in bee conservation through discussions, talks and education sessions. It... more »

Creating community at Henry’s Family Farm

Toussaint and Kenesha Henry, owners of Henry’s Family Farm in Fayetteville, Tennessee, bought their farm in 2020 and quickly became a source of local and fresh food through their Community Supported Agriculture subscription and local farmers markets. They... more »

Creating a brighter future for generations of farmers and consumers alike

As the business of farming continues to change, growers are faced with a number of challenges such as succession planning and product sales. During the 2022 Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable and Farm Market EXPO, growers... more »

Strategies for selling at produce auctions

Agriculture is a subculture of our society. Produce auctions are a subculture of agriculture and are not always fully understood by folks working in the food system. I and two Extension colleagues are part of... more »

Farmers’ markets rebound, but effects of pandemic remain

Michael and Nancy Neils knew exactly what they wanted - and where to find it -at the certified farmers' market at Arden Fair Mall in Sacramento. The Sacramento couple marched from booth to booth at... more »

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