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Survey results offer food for thought for struggling farmers markets

The results of a survey about why people shop – or don’t shop – at farmers markets will give market managers and vendors plenty of food for thought in devising strategies to stem the decline in sales. https://www.recordonline.com/news/20190826/survey-results-offer-food-for-thought-for-struggling-farmers-markets

“Market Matters” Newsletter – September 2019

September 2019 Market Matters This month we look at best practices for social media, Improving market performance, protecting agritourism and much more!

“Market Matters” Newsletter – August 2019

Wow! August is a busy time in Ag and this months newsletter is a reflection of that. National Farmers Market week, PA Produce Month, AYC Retail Farm Market Bus Tour, videos, podcasts and much more! https://mailchi.mp/0f0319133097/market-matters-newsletter-pafarm-550923?fbclid=IwAR19tmNelqzwiLmKw-YGscn_WGDfruRS2FLrZLGgym3ui9nbO8g2exataN4

“Market Matters” Newsletter – July 2019

This month’s “Market Matters” newsletter looks at farmers markets in the digital world, grocery shopper trends, the upcoming 2019 “Are You Crazy” retail farm market tour and a video walk through of Cardiff Market in Cardiff Wales. https://mailchi.mp/7270d0d9546b/market-matters-newsletter-pafarm-542103?e=[UNIQID]

“Market Matters” Newsletter – June 2019

10 Commandments For A Successful Retail Store, Is The Bumper Crop of Pa. Farmers Markets Putting the Squeeze on Profits?, and more https://us17.campaign-archive.com/?e=&u=6135c95d80dd4ee0379a4d8c6&id=82413bbd52  

Pittsburgh Creates an Interactive Map of Farmers Markets

The farmers market study led to the development of three broad goals for the City moving forward. First, The City of Pittsburgh should provide clear support and service for farmers markets, facilitate active partnership among all Pittsburgh markets and community partners, and create a best-in-class market to lead by example. With the strength and commitment […]

USDA Announces $23 Million in Grants Available to Local and Regional Food Systems

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced $23 million in competitive grant funding to support the development and expansion of local and regional food markets, enterprises and producer-to-consumer marketing. The Farmers Market and Local Food Promotion Program (FMLFPP), authorized by the 2018 Farm Bill under the Local Agriculture Marketing Program (LAMP), covers both the […]

“Market Matters” newsletter – March 2019

National Nutrition Month, “Under The Ground” program from Penn State Extension, video, webinar links and more. https://mailchi.mp/93570dc23e50/market-matters-newsletter-october-457111?e=[UNIQID]

Under The Ground

Subscribe your agricultural business to Penn State Extension’s “Under the Ground” to better understand and enhance how you appear in the eyes of your customers! Become part of the peer network that through direct observation as a secret shopper, participants will get to the root of how different agricultural retail spaces are designed to enhance […]

“Market Matters” Newsletter – February 2019

PA Farm Markets is 1 year old, Farmers Market programs at the PASA conference, Penn State Extension’s new program, “Under The Ground” and more. https://us17.campaign-archive.com/?e=&u=6135c95d80dd4ee0379a4d8c6&id=5373700c2d

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