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How to Sell Produce Wholesale: Tips and Tricks from 3 Kootenay Farmers

Posted by Hailey Troock on July 11, 2022

Are you a farmer wondering how to sell produce wholesale? It can be tricky to sort out insurance, packaging, transport, and breaking into grocery and distributor markets. In this article we hear from three experienced farmers on the subject of selling farm products wholesale. In spring 2022, the Agriculture Business Advisor program, funded by Columbia Basin Trust and administered by Community Futures, offered a webinar on wholesaling featuring a panel of three farmers and business owners and operators from the region. The panel discussion was facilitated by Nyree Marsh, the Agriculture & Food Processor Advisor, who provides free, one-to-one, confidential … Continue reading How to Sell Produce Wholesale: Tips and Tricks from 3 Kootenay Farmers

Beyond the Market: Selling to Retailers

Posted by Jolene Swain on March 18, 2021

Have you outgrown the farmers’ market? Can you produce more than you can sell direct to customers? Are you ready to branch out to retailers? Here are some tips and tricks from retailers and producers to help assess your readiness and provide some considerations when it comes to moving your product beyond the market. Flexible farm business incubators Farmers’ Markets are a great incubator for local producers to fine tune their growing practices while building up a customer base and brand. Direct to customer sales offer a short supply chain and forge valuable relationships with the community. Cutting out the … Continue reading Beyond the Market: Selling to Retailers