[Market-farming] garlic scapes

JOHN A HENDRICKSON jhendric at wisc.edu
Fri Jun 15 13:17:12 EDT 2007


To clarify my earlier post: the scapes were sold to the CSA farm for $.10 each; NOT the bulbs!!!

----- Original Message -----
From: courtney mcleod <sunmoonriver at windstream.net>
Date: Friday, June 15, 2007 7:28 am
Subject: Re: [Market-farming] garlic scapes
To: 'Market Farming' <market-farming at lists.ibiblio.org>


> Only .10 each????  I would not even bother for that.  I sell my garlic 
> for
> $1.50/head and I am organic, although not certified.  I am sold out in 
> 3
> weeks.  But I only have about 3300 heads, nothing like you by the 
> sounds of
> the scapes!
> 
> Courtney
> Middlefield, Oh
> 
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> [mailto:market-farming-bounces at lists.ibiblio.org] On Behalf Of JOHN A
> HENDRICKSON
> Sent: Friday, June 15, 2007 8:00 AM
> To: Market Farming
> Subject: Re: [Market-farming] garlic scapes
> 
> I get $.18 each (a certified organic, wholesale price), through the
> marketing co-op I am a member of.  These are then sold to restaurants 
> for
> $.27 each.
> 
> I sold 2300 to a CSA farm for their members (I also supply the garlic 
> bulbs
> for this CSA farm) at $.10 each.  This seemed like a lot of work for the
> price and I plan on asking them for $.15 each next year.  I feel OK about
> taking a lower price from them because, with CSA, the sale is gauranteed
> ahead of time and I do not have any wasted effort or marketing expenses.
> 
> -John in Wisconsin
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: sora at coldreams.com
> Date: Thursday, June 14, 2007 11:22 pm
> Subject: [Market-farming] garlic scapes
> To: market-farming at lists.ibiblio.org
> 
> 
> > > Anybody out there selling Garlic Scapes?  What is your price?
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