[permaculture] [Fwd: [SANET-MG] Fwd: article - Shoppers flock to farmers' markets]

Lawrence F. London, Jr. lfl at intrex.net
Mon Jun 25 16:07:40 EDT 2007


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Subject: [SANET-MG] Fwd: article - Shoppers flock to farmers' markets
Date: Mon, 25 Jun 2007 09:30:37 -0500
From: Jane Grimsbo Jewett <jewet006 at UMN.EDU>
To: SANET-MG at LISTS.IFAS.UFL.EDU

Greetings, SANET,

         Here's an interesting Agribusiness Marketing Report from
Colorado State University Extension:

*Shoppers flock to farmers' markets
*Supermarkets are losing ground to farmers' markets in the
competition for shoppers' produce dollars, according to a report from
Colorado State University. As many as 30 percent of shoppers prefer
to purchase produce fresh from farmers' markets, which have doubled
in number since the 1990s.

Full story
http://www.elabs3.com/c.html?rtr=on&s=ikv,u0sn,33qo,i0dr,4c45,64ib,bwbc

PDF format:
http://dare.agsci.colostate.edu/csuagecon/extension/docs/agbusmarketing/ABMR-MAY%2007-03.pdf


Jane Grimsbo Jewett
Minnesota Institute for Sustainable Agriculture
University of Minnesota
www.misa.umn.edu
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