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9 articles in this collection
Written by Halle Brake and Amy Storey

Why is local food trending?

Being healthy feels good.
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Written by Halle Brake
Updated over a week ago

How can you tell if a market is worth attacking?

Calculate the value of your time to tell if a market is worth attacking.
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Written by Halle Brake
Updated over a week ago

How do you sell living produce at market?

You can use towers, sale by weight, or flat rate sales to sell living produce at market.
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Written by Halle Brake
Updated over a week ago

Should small farmers use social media for marketing?

Small farmer's should use social media marketing and it won't make them seem spammy.
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Written by Halle Brake
Updated over a week ago

Should I sell at farmers markets?

Farmers markets are a great first market for local farmers. They're good for high margins, community, & getting more large clients.
Written by Amy Storey
Updated over a week ago

How should I price my herbs?

Small farmers should research local markets and potential customers to set a price point. A baseline price is $1.99/oz.-$2.99/oz.
Written by Amy Storey
Updated over a week ago

Should I sell to restaurants?

If you can figure out a way to serve restaurants, they can be a valuable piece of your marketing strategy.
Written by Amy Storey
Updated over a week ago

Should I sell to a CSA (Community Supported Agriculture)?

Written by Amy Storey
Updated over a week ago

What can I do with extra produce?

When a sale falls through or you have extra produce, you'll need to sell it in a hurry. Here's what you can do - follow Andrew's example.
Written by Amy Storey
Updated over a week ago