Marketing

Delaware farmer Katey Evans scoops deal on Shark Tank

Delaware farmer Katey Evans landed a sweet deal on ABC’s “Shark Tank.” Evans pitched a full line of super premium ice cream, dairy-free, gluten-free, and fat-free... more »

California-based Berry People expanding to accommodate growth

Berry People, a year-round, full-line shipper of branded organic and conventional strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, blackberries and avocados has created new positions within its organization, added team members and moved operations to a larger central California... more »

New York state has Interim Guidelines for Operation of Farmers’ Markets

The New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets on March 31 released the following Interim Guidelines for the Operation of Farmers' Markets. This guidance is provided for farmers’ market operators and vendors in response... more »

March celery sales steady, says Duda

For the month of March, Duda Farm Fresh Foods shared its National Celery Month promotion with consumers to elevate the versatility of celery and position it as the “It-gredient.” With primary locations in Florida, California, Arizona, Georgia... more »

Local food banks, others benefit from Wish Farms’ berry donations

International grower and year-round marketer of strawberries, blueberries, blackberries and raspberries, Wish Farms, is aiding local food banks during the COVID-19 pandemic. “The... more »

Strawberry growers in North Carolina adapt to changing markets

North Carolina’s strawberry season kicked off around the same time the first case of COVID-19 was diagnosed in the state. Now, local strawberry growers, who rely heavily on pick-your-own operations, are adapting to find new... more »

Michigan Department of Agriculture teams with restaurants to sell product

The Michigan Restaurant & Lodging Association (MRLA) and the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) have announced a partnership that will enable restaurants to sell food and pantry items, which currently, can be... more »

Minimizing risks at farmers’ markets, on-farm markets, U-pick, produce auctions

Each day brings new information and concern about COVID-19 and its impact on our lives. If the threat of this rapidly spreading viral disease lingers, social distancing and limitations on public gatherings could adversely impact... more »


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