Marketing

Updated: Feb 17

Publications and Web Resources:

Community Supported Agriculture - ATTRA

https://attra.ncat.org/attra-pub/summaries/summary.php?pub=262


Direct Marketing - ATTRA

https://attra.ncat.org/attra-pub/viewhtml.php?id=263


Food Value Chains: Creating Shared Value to Enhance Marketing Success - USDA

http://www.thegreenhorns.net/wp-content/files_mf/1404014092foodvaluechains.pdf


Fruit and Vegetable Marketing for Small-scale and Part-time Growers - Penn State University

http://pubs.cas.psu.edu/freepubs/pdfs/ua262.pdf


Marketing to Restaurants - NC Cooperative Extension

http://growingsmallfarms.ces.ncsu.edu/growingsmallfarms-marketingrestaurants/


Marketing to Retailers - NC Cooperative Extension

http://growingsmallfarms.ces.ncsu.edu/growingsmallfarms-marketingretailers/


Tips for Selling through: CSAs - Carolina Farm Stewardship Association

http://www.carolinafarmstewards.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/12/4-ATTRA-Tips-for-Selling-through-CSA-Community-Supported-Agriculture.pdfUSDA


Agricultural Marketing Service

http://www.ams.usda.gov/AMSv1.0/


Consumer Education Resources:

USDA Know Your Farmer Portal

https://www.usda.gov/wps/portal/usda/knowyourfarmer?navid=KNOWYOURFARMER


Local Harvest http://www.localharvest.org


Low Country Local First - Eat Local Challenge http://lowcountrylocalfirst.org/events/eat-local-challenge/


Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project's Local Food Guide http://asapconnections.org/find-local-food/local-food-guide/


Organizations

A-Roo Company

www.a-roo.com 22360 Royalton Rd., Strongsville, OH 44149 440-238-8850 (fax) 440-238-2212 Products/Services: Floral packaging, sleeves and bags


Action Bag Company

www.actionbag.com Kingwood, TX 888-715-3458 (fax) 630-766-2063 Contact: info@actionbag.com Products/Services: Polybags, tissue paper, cellophane wrap, etc.


Buckhorn

http://www.buckhorninc.com/ 55 West TechneCenter Drive, Milford, OH 45150 800-543-4454 Products/Services: Re-usable plastic containers


Central Carolina Scales

http://www.centralcarolinascale.com/ 5393 Farrell Road, Sanford, NC 27330 919-776-7737 (fax) 919-774-1622 Contact: info@centralcarolinascale.com Products/Services: Market scales


Grower’s Discount Labels

www.growersdiscountlabels.com PO Box 70, 632 Tunnel Road, Tunnel, NY 13848 607-693-1572 (fax) 607-693-1572 Contact: info@growersdiscountlabels.com Products/Services: Labels and design services


Harvest Creations

www.harvestcreationsdesign.com 919-801-1684 Products/Services: Marketing customization, design and consulting company for growers-shippers in the produce industry


ProAg Online

www.proagonline.com 307 Little Chris Lane, Columbia, SC 29172 803-771-6800 Products/Services: Clamshells, mesh and pulp baskets, produce film, trays, corrugated boxes, etc.


Southeastern Paper

www.sepapergroup.com 50 Old Blackstock Rd, Spartanburg, SC 29301 800-858-7230 Products/Services: Disposables, packaging, sanitation supplies and equipment


Southern Container

www.southerncontainer.com 10410 Palapote St Suite 130, Houston, TX 77041 713-466-5661 (fax) 713-466-4223 Contact: info@southerncontainer.com Products/Services: Broad array of packaging options in a wide variety of materials


Richmark Labels

www.richmarklabel.com 1110 East Pine Street, Seattle, WA 98122 206-322-8884 (fax) 206-328-3703 Contact: info@richmarklabel.com Products/Services: Wide variety of printed labels for food products

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