[Market-farming] High Value CRops was CSA start-up

Allan Balliett aballiett at frontiernet.net
Mon Nov 26 14:20:37 EST 2007


>Washed and spun in a salad spinner, bagged in 1/2 pound bags, $4.50 per
>1/2 pound, $8.00 per pound.  Keep in mind that is retail, direct to the
>consumer, relatively small amounts in any given week.  No wholesale,
>restaurant or 'large scale' sales.

We've been doing spinach for $3 for 1/2 pound bag. Yes, it flies out 
at that price. People who bought one last week buy two this week. And 
so on.

Alison - What is your wholesale price? In this area, restaurants 
usually pay retail for their local produce. (but orders are never 
large.) -Allan



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