Sunset Harvest Farm always open for opportunity

2018-09-04T10:34:34+00:00September 4th, 2018|Grower Midwest|

by Courtney Llewellyn

BELLEVILLE, MI – “This is not a typical choice of profession for our generation,” Brittany Denis recently tweeted. “It has been really frustrating for us, as millennials who are also old enough to be parents, to watch all the millennial-bashing … Time Magazine dubbed us the ‘Me Me Me Generation’ and yet here we are, running a business in which we think far beyond ourselves.” (more…)

AmericanHort hosts another successful show

2018-08-07T08:12:31+00:00August 7th, 2018|Grower, Grower East, Grower Midwest|

COLUMBUS, OHIO — The green industry’s leading trade association, AmericanHort, hosted Cultivate’18 at the Greater Columbus Convention Center July 14 – 17, 2018. As the premier annual event for the entire horticulture industry, Cultivate’18 brought in over 10,000 visitors and included more than 650 national and international exhibitors who displayed the newest live plants and green industry materials at the show.

Get more for your farm’s goods

2018-08-07T08:09:18+00:00August 7th, 2018|Grower|

by Deborah Jeanne Sergeant

Value-added items can boost the bottom line of your farm’s store or your booth at the farmers market. It’s never been a better time to make value-added items. Many more Americans have become discerning consumers about their food choices. They want to know their food’s source. (more…)

Summer vegetables draw seasonal visitors

2018-08-07T08:02:01+00:00August 7th, 2018|Grower|

by Sally Colby

It’s impossible to travel to the Jersey shore without seeing numerous farm stands and markets. While some are as simple as a wagon parked by the side of the highway, others, like Visalli’s Farm Market in Mullica Hill, NJ, have upped the ante. (more…)