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Ten Tips for Marketing with Social Media

FMC November 11, 2013

This blogpost offers tips for marketing through social medial inspired by strategies that farmers markets know and use.

Marketing Tips for Farmers

Stacy November 10, 2013

Five basic tips offered by the New Mexico Farmers’ Marketing Association that all vendors can follow to boost sales.

10 Tips For Marketing With Social Media

Stacy November 7, 2013

This blogpost by Shaw Hessinger offers tips for farmers markets marketing through social medial inspired by strategies that farmers markets know and use.

New Directions in Marketing for Farmers Markets

Stacy November 4, 2013

A guide for farmers market managers, covering marketing terms, the four primary marketing strategies, how to develop and implement a marketing plan, how to analyze a marketing plan, and how to work with vendors, customers, and farmers market committees.

The Farmer’s Legal Guide to Producer Marketing Associations

Stacy November 2, 2013

This book from the National Agricultural Law Center at the University of Arkansas looks at some of the issues raised when farmers decide to work together. The book is focused on legal issues, yet it also looks at some of the business fundamentals and marketing issues farmers need to consider as they approach a producer…

Direct-to-Consumer Marketing Growing Faster Than Total Agricultural Sales

Stacy June 8, 2009

A new report by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) shows direct-to-consumer farm marketing in the United States is growing faster than total agricultural sales—the two categories increased 104.7 percent and 47.6 percent, respectively, from 1997 to 2007.

Online Training For Food Safety and Marketing of Local Foods

FMC March 25, 2009

A South Dakota Cooperative Extension Service Web site offers online training in food safety and marketing strategies for foods that are grown and marketed locally. The training is a self-paced study that provides content along with follow-up questions to assess what participants Share I online pharmacy no prescription and. This felt stripped use, viagra for…

New Meat Marketing Resources Available


The New York Small Farms Livestock Processing Work Team announced two new publications. Meat and Poultry at the Market: What a Farmers’ Market Manager Needs to Know and Meat and Poultry at the Market: What a Farmer Needs to Know cover many specific details on what is required of farmers in order to sell at…

Indiana Offers Specialty Crop Marketing Grants

Stacy February 6, 2008

On January 30th, 2008, the Indiana State Department of Agriculture (ISDA) announced the availability of specialty crop grant funds made possible by the Specialty Crop Block Grant provided by the USDA Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS). Through four different programs, ISDA seeks to increase specialty crop marketing opportunities. All are provided at no cost to producers.…

Farmers Market Organizations Wanted for National Research Study

Honesta Romberger May 26, 2023

FMC is sharing an opportunity to participate in a research study on farmers market organizations, conducted by the USDA Agricultural Marketing Services (AMS) and Dr. Hilary King at Emory University. They want your help to identify farmers markets across the country. Many farmers markets are run by organizations that exist to manage that one market. But just…