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2018 Consumer Survey - Your help is Needed!

2018 Farmers Market Consumer Survey
Mastering Marketing - Special Edition June 2018 Across much of the United States, farmers markets have reported a decrease in consumer participation over the last couple of years, resulting in a decrease in farm sales and income. In an attempt to understand and reverse this slump, a multi-state...

Food Preferences and Purchasing Trends─Getting Out Ahead of the Curve

Food Trends
Mastering Marketing - June 2017 During a recent webinar that I led addressing vending at Farmers’ Markets, a participant asked how to discover food trends and consumer purchasing preferences. While we discussed several resources for searching out “what’s hot and what’s not”, the real key to keeping...
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