[Market-farming] sources for supplies: specifically plastic mulch, row cover, drip irrigation

Road's End Farm organic87 at frontiernet.net
Mon Sep 17 08:55:53 EDT 2012

Shipping costs are a major factor in the cost as much of this stuff is  
heavy, so where you live relative to the supplier's nearest warehouse  
can make quite a difference. Be sure to check the shipping to your  
location when comparing price lists.

If any other growers in your area are using these supplies, find out  
whether you can share a truckload, or whether there's a local vendor  
in your area close enough for you to pick up and not have to pay  
shipping -- there's one about ten or so miles from me, so they're  
cheaper for me than Nolt's in PA; but they certainly wouldn't be  
cheaper for you.

-- Rivka; Finger Lakes NY, Zone 6A now I think
Fresh-market organic produce, small scale

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