[Market-farming] Market Prices/Farmers Markets

Thamnophis thamnophis at gmail.com
Wed Jun 15 00:59:07 EDT 2011


Phil - I'm starting to see customer demand for "genuine" farmer's
markets. The "designer coffee" crowd does fuel much of the local food
movement, but I would consider (as some have considered here) a new,
independent market that gets back to basics.

Joe

On Tue, Jun 14, 2011 at 12:49 PM,  <SaladG at aol.com> wrote:
> So many of these Markets are run by management companies and they are only
> interested in selling market spaces and really nothing else is a concern of
> theirs, but we lost at least 4 produce vendors because of the fact we
> shouldn't be looked at as their mornings entertainment for the morning, we
> have products to sell, not just something to do on Saturday morning while we
> walk our dog and drink our designer coffee.  Our market lost two really good
> vendors with great produce this year because of cheap prices and the
> difference in the attitude of the customers.
>
> Phil from Iowa
>
> www.timberridgelamb.com
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