Farmers Market Improvement Toolkit & “VegU-cation” Tips – USDA

      Posted On: March 7, 2018

During the 2017 market season, the USDA Farmers Market tested “VegU-cation” and found that this fruit and vegetable education program was popular with their visitors and increased sales for their farmers. Visitors to the market attended a 10-minute demonstration class in the VegU tent, on how to grow, pick, and prepare that week’s featured fruit or vegetable.

Click Here for five tips to help you bring “VegU-cation” to your market.

The USDA also asked farmers market managers from across the country what makes their market successful, and created a the Farmers Market Improvement Toolkit to share their answers.