Jean Giblette: Finding Specialty Crop Profit through Collaboration & Coordination

Jean Giblette

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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

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