Building a farmers' market business from the ground up.

Project Overview

Project Type: Farmer
Funds awarded in 2000: $10,000.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2000
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $2,700.00
Region: Northeast
State: New York
Project Leader:
Diane Eggert
Farmers Market Federation of NY


Not commodity specific


  • Education and Training: general education and training

    Proposal summary:

    This project will help farmers understand the opportunities of direct marketing, and will offer training in niche markets and other innovative marketing techniques. The ultimate goal is to strengthen participation in New York's farmers' market network. The project will include on-farm demonstrations, training in direct marketing, and networking opportunities directed specifically at smaller farms.

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