Selling Your Goods: Pricing, Promotion & Product

For us urban farmers, roadside stands may not be as practical, but for the open market stands- this advice is invaluable!!

Zoma Farm

As your small-scale farm begins to thrive, you are ready to get your product to the market. More importantly,  you are ready to make a profit. Will you compete with local farmers, grocery stores or organic specialists? How will you package and present your product for the best marketable edge? After doing a bit of research, you will be sure to come up with a plan for selling your own produce and eggs by paying close attention to supply and demand, presentation and profitability.


The first place that I looked to understand what my product was worth was the grocery store. It is important to look at a range of flyers, and to account for seasonal pricing. For example, oranges are priced to sell in February and March, but will increase as the season dwindles out.

Screen shot 2014-02-26 at 7.00.12 AM Eggs have perhaps the most varying prices of all. They are priced…

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