July 2012

Evaluating your market’s economic impact

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by Colleen Hanlon-Smith This information is from www.marketumbrella.org. To access supporting materials to conduct polls and economic impact reviews, please create a free log-in at the following website and select “SEED” under the “tools” menu: http://www.marketumbrella.org/marketshare/ Across the USA, public markets, especially farmers markets, are growing by leaps and bounds. But how much is a leap? […]

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Using the word “organic” when selling at farmers’ markets

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by Heather Omand, MOFGA Organic Marketing Coordinator homand@mofga.org MOFGA encourages market members and managers to monitor the use of the term “organic” at your market. The National Organic Program law, http://www.ams.usda.gov/nop, requires compliance with its regulations in order to use the term organic.  If you gross more than $5,000 a year from the sale of organic […]

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