Category Archives: Marketing

The Women of the First Annual New England Meat Conference

In March, I had the pleasure of attending the first annual New England Meat Conference in Concord, New Hampshire. A brainchild of a few Vermont movers and shakers — including Vermont Agency of Agriculture’s Chelsea Lewis, NOFA-Vermont’s Sam Fuller, and … Continue reading

Posted in Farmer Success Stories, Financial Management, Leadership, Marketing, Product handling and quality

What Your Employees Don’t Know Will Hurt Your Business

This time of year many farmers and growers begin prepping for the market season. Before long, customers will be lining up at local farm stands and farmers’ markets ready to buy. Before the cash changes hands, however, many customers are … Continue reading

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Gleanings from the 2013 Direct Marketing Conference

“The 8th annual NOFA-VT Direct Marketing conference this month offered a wide variety of workshops that provided expertise, experiences, and opportunities to stretch your mind with new ideas and directions for farmers in the state to expand,” says Elizabeth Theriault, … Continue reading

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