Selling Directly to Consumers and Retailers

Farmers market transactionFarmers markets, community supported agriculture services, and on-farm sales like u-pick and farm stands are important ways for growers to establish a steady customer base participate in a region’s food system.

Navigating the logistics of these marketing venues can be challenging, and properly planning for direct sales is essential to making these markets profitable.

Our resources can help farmers be better prepared for direct sales, and can help local agriculture advocates support the growth of local markets. 




Resources for Farmers


Resources for educators, extension and community development specialists


Case Studies