Direct Marketing Newsletter

Jennifer-Claire Klotz jcvk at hotmail.com
Tue Jul 18 15:57:15 EDT 2000


Apologies for cross postings!

Farmer Direct Marketing Newsletter

Spring 2000

Now Available at  http://www.ams.usda.gov/directmarketing/news_3_00.htm
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Contents:

USDA Activities:

       USDA Farmers Market Season Starts!

       New Publication:  "Innovative Marketing Opportunities for Small 
Farmers:  Local Schools as Customers"

       New Publication:  "Direct Marketing Today:  Challenges and 
Opportunities"

       New Publication:  "Increasing Food Recovery From Farmers' Markets:  A 
Preliminary Analysis"

       2000 National Farmers Market Directory Available!

       Farm-to-School Marketing Outreach Workshop Held in Kentucky

       "Markets, Tools, and Opportunities for Limited Resource Farmers" - 
Workshop in California

Announcements:

       "E-answers - Your Extension Information Source!"

Articles

       "Why Customers Like Stores Run by Farmers" (Canadian Farm Manager, 
January/February 2000)

         "Ontario Farm Manager Discovers the Joys of Retailing:  Turns 
100-Year-Old Building into a Store"
         (Canadian Farm Manager, January/February 2000)

          Creating Innovative Newsletters to Reach Your Customers - Part I
         Presentation by Angie Eckert at the 2000 National Farmer's Direct 
Marketing Conference

         Creating Innovative Newsletters to Reach Your Customers - Part II
         Presentation by Jane Eckert at the 2000 National Farmer's Direct 
Marketing Conference

New in Print or on Video About Direct Marketing:

        North American Farmers Direct Marketing Association 2000 Conference 
Audio Tapes and Proceedings

        "Marketing Options for Commercial Vegetable Growers" (University of 
Kentucky Cooperative Extension)

        New England Vegetable and Berry Growers Conference 2000 Proceedings 
Available

        "The Farmers' Market Cookbook"

        ATTRA Publications

        John Ikerd's Sustainable Agriculture Publications On-Line



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