[Market-farming] Farmer's Market question
Mike Hulbert - Anna Carter - Creation Soap
creationsoap at boone.net
Sun Jul 10 10:22:20 EDT 2005
You are right, farmers markets are for farmers, I guess a better term for my
observations would be regional agricultural markets.
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[mailto:market-farming-bounces at lists.ibiblio.org] On Behalf Of Robin
Sent: Sunday, July 10, 2005 10:19 AM
To: Market Farming
Subject: Re: [Market-farming] Farmer's Market question
>>The most successful farmers Markets I have seen allow all kinds of vendors
to sell all kinds of food products whether they produce them or not in order
to create a draw, once the crowds show up then they begin to restrict or
"refine" the offerings to better highlight the farms in the area.<<
Farmers markets are called "farmers" markets because farmers belong there.
I do agree that a variety of food products, and other farm-produced items,
create a draw. If I were shopping at farmers market I'd like to be able to
pick up my week's worth of fruits, vegetables, bakery goods, preserves and
Wholesale resellers are grocery stores.
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