If you live in a hot climate, summer lettuce might seem impossible to grow. But a combination of efforts in germination, irrigation and harvesting can make it worth your while.
The world is becoming increasingly digital, so if you want to communicate best with farmers-market or CSA customers, these marketing methods are easy to learn as well as cheap—or even free.
Some methods, such as easily readable signs, are obvious. Others, such as always standing and greeting customers, are more subtle and personal. All are important.
These market favorites are easy to sell and can help bring customers to your CSA throughout the season. Here’s why strawberries make CSA sense.
Hoosiers with varied backgrounds and skills form a collective with two city farms, hoping to make a living and help the residents eat better.
Considering how you’ll display and sell products and then gathering everything together will provide a lasting head start when the farmers market opens.
These tips based on personal experience with pigs covers raising piglets on the first day all the way to opening day at the farmers market.