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January 28, 2014

Specialty Food 2014 Plate Of The Union Report

What does the coming year hold for specialty food entrepreneurs?  Check out Small Food Business’ new 18-page Plate of the Union report for more information about the macro economic and consumer behavior factors that will impact the US specialty food industry in 2014. 

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March 7, 2013

Food Businesses Shouldn’t Underestimate Farmers’ Markets

We getting close to that time when Summer farmers’ market applications are due.  For some small food businesses the farmers’ market circuit is the mainstay of your business but for others they may feel like they’ve ‘outgrown’ this retail venue.  If you’re in the latter group perhaps you ought to reconsider.  

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August 21, 2012

Farmers’ Markets – There An App For That

Perhaps not quite an app, but a new software company has a website that is focused on helping farmers’ market managers, farmers, and food producers lives easier while simultaneously helping customers learn about and stay in contact with their favorite local foods markets.

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March 5, 2012

Reminder – It’s Summer Farmers’ Market Application Season

Rumor has it that parts of the US are experiencing a really mild Winter so this may already be on your mind but for the rest of us who are still chilled, it may seem hard to believe that farmers’ markets in most parts of the country are currently accepting applications for their Summer season. …

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April 29, 2011

A Week In The Life Of A Farmers’ Market Manager

One of the joys of strolling through a farmers’ market as a customer is how bucolic and simple the market seems.  It can be a calming start to your weekend or the perfect way to end a weekday far from the stress of your job and shrill of your Blackberry (the phone – not the…

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March 30, 2011

Selling Your Food At Farmers Markets

Continuing the conversation with Winter Caplanson of the Coventry Regional Farmers’ Market, today we’ll take a look at some tips on how to make your farmers’ market business more successful.   Securing a spot at one or more farmers’ markets is one huge step towards getting your product in front of customers, but now how do…

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