Good Food Farmers Network Guide
Sowing the Seeds of Justice Food Manual
Dried Flowers, Herbs and Cover Crops Sold as Seasonal Decoration
Baskets to Pallets Teaching Manual
Growing Specialty Ethnic Crops for a South Asian Market in the Northeast
Social Media Toolkit for Farmers and Agricultural Producers
Train-the-trainer program supports value-added and direct marketing education for Northeast farmers
Northeastern producers frequently consider direct marketing and value-added product development to increase revenues on the farm. Food entrepreneurship requires different skillsets than production agriculture. And, introducing value-added foods to the marketplace opens the seller to unique business liability. Therefore, it is important that farmers receive training and support to effectively set up and manage local […]
RI student studies production and marketing potential of amaranth
Amaranth is a traditional leaf vegetable in over 50 countries, yet little research exists on growing this crop in temperate climates like the Northeast U.S. University of Rhode Island student Sarah Schweig saw the potential that this crop might hold for farmers looking to diversity their farms in our densely populated, ethnically diverse region. Therefore, […]
Guild by association: Partnership grant organizes Maryland cheesemakers
Although consumer demand for local Maryland artisanal and farmstead cheeses is high, state regulatory hurdles have created significant barriers for this emerging industry. Working with Ginger Myers, agricultural marketing specialist with the University of Maryland Extension, a committed group of farmstead cheese producers and agriculture support specialists teamed up to form the Maryland Cheesemakers’ Guild […]
Niche Poultry Enterprises in New England
Broiler enterprises have started making a comeback in the region in recent years, but they tend to look very different from the standard broiler operations you’d find in Maryland or Georgia.
Consumer attitudes and purchasing decisions
Covers consumer trends and concerns.
Pricing the beef carcass
Smart pricing, hidden costs, keeping up with changes in the market, and more.
Marbling, maturity, nutrition, and the distribution of quality grading in the U.S.
Understanding beef labels
Labeling basics, labeling requirements, applying for labels, labeling examples, and more.
Working with the processor
Information for the processor, planning to harvest, USDA facilities, packaging, and more.
Hedgeapple Farm sells grass-fed Black Angus beef in Buckeystown, Maryland.
Highpoint Farm is a CSA in Trumansburg, New York.
Horn Farm and Restaurant
Horn and Farm Restaurant is a diversified organic operation in Bedford, Pennsylvania.
Logan Family Farms
Logan Family Farms is in Irwin, Pennsylvania. Beef marketing is primarily through farmers markets.
Soergel Family Farms
Soergel Family Farms is near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Beef sales are a recent addition to the farm's products.