Marketing

Bilingual Quinn Farm draws 100K visitors a year

Last year, the farm attracted more than 100,000 visitors – a number that’s more impressive given the fact that the farm market doesn’t advertise.

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Farm markets report prices, strategy

For as long as growers have been selling their crops at market, they’ve stretched their necks to look at what the other folks charge.

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Raspberry, blackberry pricing survey shows early results

The North American Raspberry & Blackberry Association  (NARBA) has released a preliminary report on its 2018 Raspberry & Blackberry Pricing ... more »

Favorite farmers’ markets sought in Farmland Trust program

American Farmland Trust has launched its tenth annual Farmers Market Celebration, set to run through Sept. 21. The celebration is a national effort to... more »

Consumer tips for finding the local farmer at Ontario’s markets

Farmers' Markets Ontario (FMO) is offering consumers new tools to help them find and support farmers at their local market. FMO, which represents t... more »

Kissabel apples harvested in Southern Hemisphere

Southern hemisphere countries are also turning “Red Inside”. From February to May, IFORED Consortium members Montague (Australia), Unifrutti (Chil... more »

Wawona Packing promotion to feature freestone organic peaches 

Cutler, California-based Wawona Packing, the largest grower of organic tree fruit in the United States, has announced that its crop of organic yellow... more »

Michigan Agritourism’s video series features tips for u-pick

The Michigan Agritourism Association has just released two educational videos that showcase picking techniques and farm etiquette at Michigan u-pick f... more »

Crunch Time Apple closes sales season for managed varieties

Wolcott,  New York-based Crunch Time Apple Growers reports SnapDragon apples realized a 38 percent increase in sales at the end of first quarter 20... more »

Northwest fresh pear harvest estimated at 18.9 million boxes

As part of the annual Pear Bureau Northwest (PBNW) meeting held in Portland, OR on May 31, industry members compiled the first official estimate of t... more »

California Certified Farmers’ Market group seeks members

The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) has 15 vacancies on the California Certified Farmers’ Market Advisory Committee (CFMAC). Th... more »

Virginia is setting for National Direct Ag Marketing Summit

United States Department of Agriculture, Farm Credit, Farmers Market Coalition, Food Distribution Research Society and National Value Added Conference... more »


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