Category Archives: Product handling and quality

Gearing Up for Value-Added Produce Products

Are you considering adding value added products to your mix at the farmers market, your farm stand or CSA pick-up? Join The UVM New Farmer Project’s  April 23 webinar on Creating Products from Farm Produce to learn the rules and regulations, as … Continue reading

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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

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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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