[Market-farming] selling cut sunflowers

Deb Taft deb at mobiusfields.com
Fri Sep 7 23:35:16 EDT 2012


Thanks Todd!

As long as we're on the subject, how long do you cut the stems?  The ones I
have are between about 14" and 18".  And are we talking about gigantic
heads or mid-size?  Mine are about 6" across.

I'm 30 miles north of NYC, so I should be able to get similar prices.

Thanks again,
Deb
Mobius Fields
Westchester County, NY



On Fri, Sep 7, 2012 at 11:21 PM, Todd Lister <toddlister1 at gmail.com> wrote:

> We went with $1.50 for about 3 years and then others pulled up the price
> so we followed them.
> I guess location certainly would factor in. We sell in a good sized
> college town, Athens, Ga.
> Todd Lister
> Veribest Farm
> Vesta Ga
> On Fri, Sep 7, 2012 at 9:17 PM, Deb Taft <deb at mobiusfields.com> wrote:
>
>>
>>
>> Wow, I'm selling some for the first time tomorrow too.  I was planning on
>> a buck a piece...$2 sounds twice as good!
>>
>> Thanks for the info.
>>
>> Deb
>> MobiusFields
>> Westchester County, NY
>>
>>
>>
>> On Fri, Sep 7, 2012 at 8:43 PM, Todd Lister <toddlister1 at gmail.com>wrote:
>>
>>> We always sell out at $2 each.
>>> If we have a ton we take a 5 gallon bucket. People seem to like the
>>> stems long. Top heavy for most vases.
>>> Todd
>>> Veribest Farm
>>> Vesta Ga
>>>
>>> On Fri, Sep 7, 2012 at 8:38 PM, Rob Wallbridge <rob at songberry.ca> wrote:
>>>
>>>> **
>>>>
>>>> Hi all,****
>>>>
>>>> ** **
>>>>
>>>> Looking for some quick advice on something I’ve never done before: I’ve
>>>> got a nice-looking row of a few varieties of sunflowers intended for cut
>>>> flowers, but I’ve never taken them to a market before. Does anyone have
>>>> experience to share on how to present and price them?****
>>>>
>>>> ** **
>>>>
>>>> Thanks in advance,****
>>>>
>>>> Rob****
>>>>
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>>>>
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