Farmers markets provide many social, economic, and ecological benefits to farmers and communities. They support local producers, foster community engagement, and have a positive ripple effect on their local economies. However, many markets are seeing increased competition with a growing number of local food outlets: community supported agriculture box shares, grocery stores, online marketplaces, and a growing number of farmers markets give consumers many options for where to go for locally grown products.
“With all the competition, it’s even more essential for farmers market managers to effectively promote their markets to potential customers,” said Bret Shaw, University of Wisconsin-Extension environmental communication... Read more »
Source: Latest Posts in the Farming topic. | Published: November 17, 2017 - 8:55 am