[Market-farming] Advice on selling more eggs, when only one doz displayed

Marlin Burkholder burkholders at glenecofarm.com
Tue Jun 11 17:29:42 EDT 2013


Would you allow them to keep the lid of the cooler open ?  You know heat
rises and grocery s†ores have open coolers.
Chris†ine
VA


On 6/10/13 12:33 AM, "Richard Moyer" <ramoyer at gmail.com> wrote:

> Our market is now enforcing the regs that eggs be kept in a cooler, only one
> doz allowed for display.  Since we've begun that, our egg sales are MUCH
> slower.  Our primary egg vendor is sitting on 100 doz and counting, and is now
> trying to sell his hens.
> 
> Want to help him out, and our other egg vendors.
> 
> How to let customers know we still have local, free range eggs? 
> 
> Apparently, they're quite reluctant to buy what appears to be that last dozen
> on the table, not knowing cooler(s) full of eggs are waiting to be sold!!
>  Didn't know eggs were an impulse buy.
> 
> Any and all advice appreciated, as I'm on the committee that let the vendors
> know of these changes!
> 
> Richard Moyer
> SW VA
> Where gentle rains and mild temps are so welcome after 2012 record heat and
> drought.
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