[Market-farming] Sales

Wiediger, Alison alison.wiediger at hart.kyschools.us
Fri Aug 17 08:00:21 EDT 2007

We find that when school starts - the first or second week in August here. depending on the system  - sales drop dramatically and never recover.  We think it's because there are so many more Saturday activities, so there isn't time for Farmers' Market visits, but don't really know.  After many years of watching it happen, we  do adjust our planting to match our expected lower sales.
Alison Wiediger, Network Admin
Hart County Schools


From: market-farming-bounces at lists.ibiblio.org on behalf of Andrew R. King
Sent: Fri 8/17/2007 6:12 AM
To: 'Market Farming'
Subject: [Market-farming] Sales

Since the beginning of august, sales and the number of customers have off greatly at the farmer's markets in my area. Do you think the drop off is seasonal or because of the economy? Any ideas?


Andy King

Sunflower King's Farm

Zone 6 PA

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