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‘Location’ adage proves true for Michigan farm market

Rich Barden used to have a farmstand behind a car dealer/garage on a very busy corner in South Haven, Mich. The original stand was built at Barden's f... READ MORE »

Fruit, vegetable crops need honeybees

Every third mouthful of food we eat, directly or indirectly, depends on honeybee pollination, according to Donald Lam, a beekeeper and member of the H... READ MORE »

New technologies changing farm marketing

When farm market guru John Stanley spoke at the 2011 Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable & Farm Market EXPO in Grand Rapids, Mich., Dec. 6, one of the ma... READ MORE »

Illinois farm marketer shares ideas that work

At the 2011 Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable & Farm Market EXPO, Ken Hall of Edwards Apple Orchard in Poplar Grove, Ill., shared what he called "50 Fa... READ MORE »

Time to make donuts, sell them at your market

Baked goods are a top draw for farm markets. In addition to opening a new revenue source, adding a bakery will bring in a new set of customers.But whe... READ MORE »

On-farm weddings can be stressful, profitable

"Destination" weddings are popular these days, whether on cruise ships, beaches, remote islands - or farms.That's right. Many couples would rather sup... READ MORE »

Civil rights report makes recommendations

When the Michigan Civil Rights Commission released a report in March on the living and working conditions of migrant and seasonal workers in Michigan,... READ MORE »

About Vegetable Growers News

For more than 50 years, Vegetable Growers News has served as a powerful and reliable resource for vegetable growers across the nation. Published nine ... READ MORE »

Has Peruvian Asparagus Peaked?

Four years ago, Peruvian asparagus growers were feeling pretty confident -- and for good reason. Their industry had grown exponentially since 1991, wh... READ MORE »

Growing Better Carrots

Back in the good old days, carrot growers in Michigan didn't need to grow perfect carrots. They had a pretty good market for cull carrots, as the stat... READ MORE »

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