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March 1, 2018

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Field Notes is the quarterly e-newsletter of Explore Local. It targets producers who are currently selling or who are interested in selling through local market channels - farmers' markets, u-picks, on-farm retail, community shared agriculture, ag tourism operations with a food component, or...


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December 1, 2017

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The Farmers' Market Manager Training manual consists of four sections and appendices : Section 1 - The Alberta Approved Farmers' Market Program: contains information about the Program and discusses the minimum requirements of approved farmers' markets . Section 2 - Roles: contains information on...


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September 1, 2017

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You have worked hard to test, develop and package a unique line of products. Now it’s time to set prices for all your products. Setting a price for products is a challenging job for both start-up and established businesses. It’s an important task since the success of your business relies on your...


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August 1, 2017

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Looks at the three main ways that sellers involved in direct marketing can set prices for their products: cost-based pricing, competition-based pricing, and customer-based pricing.


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May 1, 2017

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Reports on a project to assess the demand for local food available in Alberta through farmers’ markets, farm retail and restaurants offering locally-sourced ingredients. Also includes a short section for community supported agriculture (CSA)/box programs. The study also examined the preferred...


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August 1, 2016

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This fact sheet looks at ways to determine the right price to charge for food products. To find the right price for your food product, you need to strike a balance between product costs, the attitude of your target customer and the competition.


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August 1, 2016

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The purpose of this factsheet series is to help producers and processors understand the key elements needed to manage a business. The factsheets also discuss some of the essential components used to develop a business plan and assess the profitability of a business venture.


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February 1, 2016

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The Alberta Approved Farmers’ Market Program creates an operational framework that provides direction and guidance to approved farmers’ markets in Alberta. The Program requirements ensure that Alberta approved farmers’ markets are meeting minimum operational requirements.


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February 1, 2015

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An important factor in the overall success of a farmers' market is the skills and knowledge of the Market Manager. With the development of this training manual, Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development is committed to ensuring that approved farmers' market managers have the basic information...


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September 1, 2013

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Before anyone can shop at a farmers’ market, they must be aware that the market exists. Getting the word out about a market takes time, careful planning and effort. It is not simply a matter of “build it and they will come.”