The Business of Agriculture: Agribusiness Topics

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Topic Leader

Steven Chiang, Director, Agribusiness Incubator Program

Farm Business Skills Training

Marketing: General Information

Locally Grown

Farmers Markets * Market Gardening * Farm Stands

Pick Your Own

Entertainment Farming * AgriTourism

Restaurant Sales

Farm to School

Marketing Cooperatives

Internet * Mail Order

Adding Value * Processing

Community Supported Agriculture (CSAs) * Subscription Farming

Sharing the Harvest, by Elizabeth Henderson with Robyn Van En. (Publisher: Chelsea Green. 1999) This manual provides an overview and step-by-step description of Community Supported Agriculture, including how to start and operate a CSA, management and production issues, sample documents from working CSA farms, pitfalls, and extensive resource and materials list.

Marketing Organic Products

LINK HERE for advanced resources from AIP


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These webpages were originally generated under a grant program from Western SARE entitled "New Farmers: Choosing the Road Less Traveled" EW03-002 (2004-2006). Toward Sustainable Agriculture (downloadable .pdf)