[Market-farming] Farm names

lucy Owsley boulderbelt at voyager.net
Wed Aug 27 15:39:07 EDT 2008

My farm's name is Boulder Belt Eco-Farm (used to be Boulder Belt  
Gardens when we were small than Boulder Belt organics when we were  
certified organic). The term Boulder belt describes the geology of  
the area-lots of eratics (boulders) left behind by the last  
glaciation. the name is unique, alliterative and since it is high in  
the alphabet comes up early on lists.

The drawback is the word "Boulder" in the name. Apparently lots of  
people assume that Boulder, CO has some sort of monopoly on boulders  
and if Boulder is in you farm name you must be from Colorado. I have  
gotten many many phone calls from people in CO looking for all sorts  
of things from chicken feed to expert testimony over chicken fighting  
and are very disappointed to hear that the farm is 2500 miles from  
them. It also says volumes about reading comprehension as I put in  
big letters on every page of my web site and blog that Boulder Belt  
is located in Eaton, OH.

Lucy Goodman	
Boulder Belt Eco-Farm
Eaton, OH

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