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“Market Matters” January 2020

Marketing Is Child’s Play, Agritourism Survey, Best Marketing Practices for Farmers Markets. Read it here

Job Opportunity – Berks County Farm Market

Individual will manage a 4th generation family-owned farm market located in southeast PA. Info and job description here: https://pafarm.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/WO-Farm-Market-Manager-Job-Post-Rev-B-1.pdf

National Agritourism Survey

Agritourism and Direct Sales Survey – If you have visitors on your farm, ranch, vineyard, or fishery, you are invited to take part in a national survey about agritourism and direct sales. Whether you have a farmstand, u-pick, tastings, school field trips, events, tours, hunting, fishing, overnight stays, or open your farm to the public […]

“Market Matters” Newsletter – November 2019

This month we look at agritourism, SNAP training, creating happiness in your products and more. https://mailchi.mp/a15a4300aff3/market-matters-newsletter-pafarm-2399183

Organizations to provide SNAP training

The U.S. Department of Agriculture National Institute of Food and Agriculture has selected Gretchen Swanson Center for Nutrition (GSCN) to lead evaluation and training and technical assistance to GusNIP grantees. As part of the project, the Farmers Market Coalition (FMC) will coordinate efforts to provide training and technical assistance to farmers markets and other farm […]

“Market Matters” Newsletter – October 2019

Market Matters – Oct. 2019

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]

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