[Market-farming] cameras for farmstand security

Richard Robinson rrobinson at nasw.org
Tue Jul 8 08:26:37 EDT 2014


Try the Browning.

  Richard Robinson
  Hopestill Farm

On 7/8/2014 at 8:26:16 AM, Beth Spaugh wrote:
> For years folks told me I had a great location for a
> farmstand, but we didn’t do it because I thought the demographics of our
> drive-bys was poor (village that folks would be coming from has high crime
> rate).  We went ahead and put up a farmstand this year, making it self-serve. 
> We are losing close to 50%.
> The farmstand does not have electricity or cable, but we do
> now have cell service.  Anyone know of a camera system that would work in
> those conditions. Needs to be motion-activated. Could be as “simple” as
> something that saves to a media card (which is what the ones I’ve found that
> don’t require cable hookup do), and I would check after the fact to see who
> didn’t pay, to something that would link to my cell phone and I could talk to
> folks (and see them???) when they come in.  Thinking have one by the cash box
> and one aimed at license plates.
> Beth Spaugh
> Rehoboth
> Homestead, Peru NY
> http://rhomestead.com     
> http://www.facebook.com/rhomestead
> "How we
> eat determines, to a considerable extent, how the world is used." - Wendell
> Berry
> "Without
> power over our food, any notion of democracy is empty." - Frances Moore Lappe
> It's not
> that nice guys finish last. They have a whole different notion where the
> finish line is. - unknown

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