Jean Giblette: Finding Specialty Crop Profit through Collaboration & Coordination
Many crops take on value to buyers as a group, not singly ─ particularly herbs and perennials. Marketing success can be found through cooperation with other farmers coordinating an array of products throughout a growing season. Taking current concepts ─ cooperatives, food hubs, CSA ─ to another level, or at least giving them a twist, this New York herb grower presents a model for bringing a large number of related new crops ─ mostly perennials ─ to market.
(1 hour, 8 minutes, 31 seconds) Recorded at the 2015 Acres U.S.A. Conference, Pittsburgh, PA Friday December 11, 2015
My Farmer, My Customer
New! Learn from Marty Travis's experiences converting the Spence Farm into one of the most successful farming co-ops in the United States today.