Farmers’ Market

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 »

Get assistance with walker; plug in the new saw

Fruit crop later than normal. Here it is Oct. 10, and we are still selling Jonathans off the trees. Goldens are coming in as are Jonagolds. Early and mid Fujis came and went. Late Fujis... more »

Current Issue

Vegetable Growers News January 2022 Issue

Soli Organic thrives at indoor, in-dirt organic growing of herbs, greens

Pure Green Farms’ indoor-outdoor approach works well in broad market

Revolution Farms continues to expand greenhouse operation, providing ‘local’ greens to Midwesterners

Earthbound Farm ownership returned locally, and Taylor Farms continues to take organic to a higher level

Multiple approaches mitigate labor challenges

Reduced insecticide, IPM programs are key

AppHarvest grows indoors for tomatoes, other produce

Farm market business considerations for 2022, beyond

National Council of Agricultural Employers column: Farm, ranch community exudes essence of America

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