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Mulling spices spur sales at cider mills, farm markets

With apple harvests started, cider mills have a crisp new way to increase sales of their iconic fall drink. The addition of traditional mulling spices in private label packaging, sold as hot drinks, or given... more »

Creating a brighter future for generations of farmers and consumers alike

Great Lakes EXPO sessions to look at how to effectively plan farm succession and the benefits of Farm to School As the business of farming continues to change, growers are faced with a number of... more »

Delivering the ultimate farm market experience

Often described as being a GPS for horticulture and agricultural businesses, John Stanley offers a guidance system to lead farmers in the direction of success. Stanley is one of the world’s leading horticultural consultants interpreting... 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 linger

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 »

America’s Farmers’ Market Celebration contest now open

American Farmland Trust and the Farmers' Market Coalition has kicked off the 14th annual America’s Farmers' Market Celebration (AFMC) - the only annual ranking of the top farmers' markets in the United States as voted... more »

Colorado ag department releases 2022 Farm Fresh Directory

The Colorado Department of Agriculture’s 38th annual Colorado Farm Fresh Directory will help consumers find farmers’ markets, roadside stands, u-picks, and more in their local areas. The 2022 edition is also available in Spanish. “The... more »

NASGA Summer Tour to visit eight farms in August

The North American Strawberry Growers Association’s Summer Tour features eight farms in the Toronto area. The farms on the Aug. 16-17 tour have unique features and most are operated by active NASGA members who are... more »

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