[Market-farming] okra

Flying S Farms farmerwantabe at hotmail.com
Fri Jun 26 22:21:40 EDT 2009

We charge between $3.00 and $4.00 a pound, we size ours out, small for boiling $4.00/lb, medium for frying, grilling or raw ($3.50-4.00) and larger size for frying $3.00/lb.
Some of your upper scale markets you'll find higher prices, have to almost pick everyday and its a pain sometimes, we sell out everytime.

Ben and Catherine Simmons
Flying S Farms
Woodbury, Tennessee
New BLOG: www.flyingsfarms.blogspot.com

> Date: Fri, 26 Jun 2009 11:42:51 -0500
> From: gartht at txcyber.com
> To: market-farming at lists.ibiblio.org
> Subject: [Market-farming] okra
> Greetings,
> This is the first year I have grown okra for market. I expected that 
> others would have theirs in first, since most growers for the market I 
> sell at are zone 9 and I am zone 8, but the first okra is due this 
> weekend. Mine is also ready and I have no idea what price to sell it 
> for. Or what size container. The customers are mostly singles or 
> couples with no children. I am looking for an organic/sustainably grown 
> price range. Thanks.
> Bright Blessings,
> Kim
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