Retired Boston Red Sox player Mike Greenwell turns his gardening hobby into a full-time farming passion.
Hydro Harvest Farms in Ruskin has built a loyal following by serving and engaging the community.
Your guests are already live tweeting their experiences of visiting your farm. Why not turn this into a social experience to promote your business?
For growers, buffer zones, noise ordinances, nutrient runoff concerns, and sinkhole threats all are factors heightened with nearby neighbors. Instead of trying to beat them, why not join them?
Although each of the growers I talked to has his or her own take on a pricing structure, […]
If there’s one mission impossible for pick-your-own operations, it might just be how to set a pricing structure. Odds […]
Researchers report more farming operations are growing revenue by hosting festivals, tours, wine tastings, and more.
American Vegetable Grower magazine made its way to the Ohio Produce Growers and Marketers Association (OPGMA) Summer Tour […]
Mark Saunders of Saunders Farm says your business is never too small or too big to get more value for what you do on your farm.
Mark Saunders of Saunders Farms says admission is one way to get value for what you do, but sponsorships and partnerships are the next level.
A higher admission price helps to sets a level of expectation and helps offset the costs of running a successful farm marketing operation.
Bus tours, workshops, and breakout sessions aimed to get farm marketers ready for the next season with creative and innovative ideas.
Along with the pros of adding another extension to your business also come risks.
Prevention, planning, and preparedness are essential for all agritainment operations.
Don’t get caught up in easily prevented legal troubles from a lack of planning.
Richard VanVranken posits that agri-tainment and agri-tourism are not as new as we think, and that the trend was even seen as early as the late 1800s.
Convention-goers explore the agritainment possibilities in the Kansas City area during the North American Farmers’ Direct Marketing Association’s annual meeting.