[Market-farming] Pricing Jerusalem Artichokes and Cut Lettuce

Road's End Farm organic87 at frontiernet.net
Thu Nov 19 23:04:04 EST 2009


On Nov 19, 2009, at 9:14 AM, Allan Balliett wrote:

> Not in the same bag, of course.
>
> I'm preparing an off-season produce offering for my CSA customers
> (they will pay by the 'unit') and I'm wondering what people sell
> Jerusalem Artichokes for per pound and, also, I have some half grown
> lettuce I'd like to cut and sell by the bag. How do you price that
> this time of year?

My lettuce this year was a gallon bag (usually 3 to 4 varieties in a 
bag, young lettuce, whole heads) for $3.00. I generally keep the same 
price all year. Bags usually weigh half a pound or so; more when the 
lettuce is bigger.

Market is in a rural area.

No clue about the artichokes, sorry.

-- Rivka; Finger Lakes NY, Zone 5 mostly
Fresh-market organic produce, small scale
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