[Market-farming] Grower Only Farmers Markets

John Hendrickson jhendric at wisc.edu
Wed Jan 24 11:19:58 EST 2007


Alan,
There might be some good material for you in the book The New Farmers' 
Market by Corum, Rosenzweig and Gibson.
-John

At 09:15 AM 1/24/2007 -0500, you wrote:
>I'm really interested in talking our town council into supporting a
>grower only market here. Although I can find many grower only markets
>advertised on the web, I can't seem to find any succinct 'grower only
>market' philosophy laid out, something that I could show the town
>council, something about how supporting local growers is good for the
>entire community. I thought there was actually a 'grower only market'
>advocacy group operating out of PA, but I haven't been able to find
>hide-nor-hair of that group.
>
>Can anyone help?
>
>thanks
>
>_Allan Balliett
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John Hendrickson
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University of Wisconsin-Madison
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