Farmers markets are a great way to get your products in front of a lot of people at one time. In order to take advantage of the number of people, you need to capture their attention immediately.
There are as many different types of farms as there are farmers. Thus, while there are some similarities among farms, each farm has a different rhythm and its own set of crazy times.
Small farms can struggle when pitted against large farms. Economy of scale definitely favors larger farms. Small farms can be very competitive in other areas, however…
You have heard a lot about Community Supported Agriculture and how it is a great way to sell your produce.
Is it possible to start growing without a whole lot of money?
Yes, it is. It requires creative thinking and paying attention to details.
In order to make a small family farm profitable, you need to farm intensively and you need to be able to sell intensively in a good-priced market.