4.3 Alternative Marketing Channels
This publication on direct marketing alternatives; with emphasis on niche, specialty and value-added crops; features many farm case studies, as well as information on enterprise budgets, agri-tourism and promotion/publicity.
This guide is designed to help farm operators (and other individuals who grow or process food products) market their products and services directly to the consumer.
A concise look at the pros and cons of various alternative marketing methods.
Selling directly to restaurants is an example of an alternative marketing channel. Caution: Check all government regulations on the slaughter and processing of poultry.
Operating a roadside stand as another direct farm marketing alternative. Caution: Check all government regulations on the slaughter and processing of poultry.
Marketing and sales options ranging from Farmers; Markets, Roadside Stands, Delivery Service and U-pick to Community Supported Agriculture and Mail Order.
Caution: Check applicable government regulations on slaughter and processing poultry. This is an introduction to the direct farm marketing manual intended to help farm and ranch operators and other individuals who grow or process food products market...
Farm direct marketing resources.
More and more growers, seeing the benefits of direct marketing, want to learn about successful strategies and techniques. This annotated listing includes practical, high quality resources such as print publications, videos, and Web resources that will...
Some British Columbia farmers sell the produce they raise directly to consumers. Direct farm marketing operations take many forms.
Farm direct marketing on the Internet provides many opportunities for producers to expand their existing businesses. Internet technology is similar to opening a branch store or having a billboard.
Any product can be considered value-added if it is originally grown by the farmer and increased in value "by labor and creativity." Value-added products are now being developed by small- to medium-scale farmers who do their own processing and sell...
This guide provides information about commodity exchange markets and contract specifications for selected agricultural commodites common to Missouri.
This publication on direct marketing alternatives—with emphasis on niche, specialty and value-added crops—features many farm case studies, as well as information on enterprise budgets and promotion/publicity.
A resource guide for producers who are considering forming a collaborative marketing network to review alternate channels for marketing.
Provides a snapshot of the alternatives to marketing commodities through conventional channels. Includes direct marketing, Internet, and other promotions.
Review of the various alternative markets available for producers.
Directory of food processors and food related associations in British Columbia.
It is intended to help processors and producers to expand and prosper by understanding and entering (or growing within) the food service market.
The purpose of this guide is to provide British Columbia food, fish and beverage producers and processors with information that will assist them in securing business with major food retailers. This guide will identify the steps and procedures.