[Market-farming] Fall sales slump

Adriana adriana at chefsgreens.com
Wed Sep 20 13:25:03 EDT 2006


Allison,

The big competition for almost every activity this time of year is college 
football!  Given that football is as important as religion in our state I 
don't think most farmers have a chance :>)

> We notice that market traffic drops about the time school starts - 2nd
> week of August here.  Vendors also have production drop the first of
> September - which exacerbates the problem.  I wish we had an answer, but
> in over 12 years of marketing at Farmers' Markets, it doesn't seem to
> change.

Adriana 




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