[Market-farming] Fall sales slump

Tradingpost tradingpost at lobo.net
Wed Sep 20 14:40:21 EDT 2006


Odd, since people still have to eat. What is it now, hot dogs and beer,
chips, fast food? At the Santa Fe market near us they're still running
70-80 growers every market day, same crowds. 

paul tradingpost at lobo.net


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On 9/20/2006 at 12:25 PM Adriana wrote:

>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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