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6 results found for: economic development and trade

Organizations: Agriculture and Rural Development (2008-2015) Tags: agricultural marketing

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January 1, 2013

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The purpose of this fact sheet is to introduce producers to the food service industry and the needs of their buyers. It outlines the elements for creating successful business relationships.


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September 21, 2015

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This booklet highlights sections of pertinent legislation that applies to the production, processing and sale of meat and meat products regardless of where and how they are sold. It is intended for all those who sell food products directly to consumers at a farmers’ market, roadside stand, farm...


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June 1, 2013

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This fact sheet outlines some common challenges and provides resources to help farmers better determine their readiness to sell to schools and institutions. This market channel may be of greater interest to commodity producers than farm direct operators as profit margins are typically less than...


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March 1, 2012

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The guide has been developed to provide emerging food processors with helpful business and marketing information essential to planning and operating a successful business.


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March 1, 2017

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This document has been created by the Explore Local Initiative to help event organizers plan a local food event. It includes reasons to choose local and it explains a variety of formats for presenting local foods to guests. It also discusses the challenges of sourcing the best ingredients and...


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August 1, 2013

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As with starting any business venture, starting a farmers’ market in your community requires careful planning. Typically the process involves several individuals, such as producers, consumers, community groups or a combination of groups. No matter who initiates it, the planning process takes time...