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25 Tips for Small Businesses Selling at Farmers Markets

Farmers markets offer great opportunities for farmers and other small businesses to connect with customers and make sales. But it’s not as easy as just reserving a booth and setting some products out on a table. Here are 25 tips to help you succeed when selling at farmers markets. Selling at Farmers Markets Visit Markets Beforehand One of the biggest factors in ... Read More »

25 Tips for Small Businesses Selling at Farmers Markets

Farmers markets offer great opportunities for farmers and other small businesses to connect with customers and make sales. But it’s not as easy as just reserving a booth and setting some products out on a table. Here are 25 tips to help you succeed when selling at farmers markets. Selling at Farmers Markets Visit Markets Beforehand One of the biggest factors in ... Read More »

Celebrate and Buy at National Farmers Market Week Aug 6 to 12

It’s National Farmers Market Week this week, from August 6 to 12, 2017. Last Thursday U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue signed the Proclamation designating this week as “National Farmers Market Week.”  This is the 18th year the U.S. Department of Agriculture has supported National Farmers Market Week. The goal of National Farmers Market Week is to encourage families to purchase from farmers ... Read More »

Shivraj Singh Chouhan on indefinite fast, but Madhya Pradesh farmers continue stir

A file photo of Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan. Photo: Pradeep Gaur/Mint Bhopal: Facing an agrarian unrest in Madhya Pradesh, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Saturday launched an indefinite fast here with an appeal for peace and met farmer leaders, but failed to reach a compromise, while the opposition Congress dismissed it as mere “drama”. No major ... Read More »

Exclusive: Supermarket watchdog faces review amid fears it is failing farmers

The remit of the supermarket ombudsman is set to be reviewed by the Government, following criticisms that it does not have the power to protect farmers from unfair trading practices. The Groceries Code Adjudicator was set up three years ago to help suppliers  squeezed on their profits and terms by powerful supermarkets. Christine Tacon is the first adjudicator, but her ... Read More »