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The Brookings Institution and Project for Public Spaces

Diana Broadaway May 21, 2020

“Farmers markets are vital during COVID-19, but they need more support” FULFILLING ESSENTIAL HEALTH AND ECONOMIC NEEDS ADAPTING TO PUBLIC HEALTH REALITIES FARMERS MARKETS NEED MORE SUPPORT  

The Care and Feeding of the News Media

Alex Canepa March 27, 2018

Newspapers and broadcast media have a voracious appetite. They’re always hungry for content. But you can help because you have what they need and want. You have stories, and stories are their stock in trade.

The Art & Science of Farmers Market Display

FMC December 1, 2013

Having a great product is important, but only if you can successfully attract customers to ‘try and buy’. In this publication we review some basic tips for arranging your space, display strategies that work, and a few other marketing tactics that will signal customers you are open for business.

Internet Buying Clubs Combine Emerging Technologies and Community Values

FMC November 8, 2013

This article discusses ways that farmers can reach consumers directly through internet buying clubs and how farmers markets can be extended into the off-season through this method.

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.

A Dollar Well Spent

Stacy November 5, 2013

Is local food really more expensive? Not necessarily.  This article covers the ways that dollars spent on local food systems bolster rural communities, food security, and nutrition.