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  1. Selling Direct to Consumers Can Net Farmers and Producers More Money, Ohio State Expert Says

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/selling-direct-consumers-can-net-farmers-and-producers-more-money-ohio-state-expert

    percent of that retail dollar to others, including grocery stores, distributors, wholesalers and other ... retail food dollars by selling directly to the consumers that they’re leaving on the table when they sell ... that product as a commodity,” he said. Traditional farmers get about 18 to 20 cents of each retail ...

  2. OSU Extension Partners with Penn State Extension to Offer Tour of Farm Markets, Promote Agritourism

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/osu-extension-partners-penn-state-extension-offer-tour-farm-markets-promote-agritourism

    can participate in a Retail Farm Market Tour in July. Ohio State University Extension, along with Penn ... demonstrate successful operation of local food systems, according to Julie Fox, an OSU Extension direct ... marketing specialist at the OSU South Centers at Piketon.  The “Are You Crazy?” Retail Farm Market Tour will ...

  3. OSU Extension offers Aquaculture Conference to Promote Fish Farming

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/osu-extension-offers-aquaculture-conference-promote-fish-farming

    outdoor retail store at 110 Cabelas Blvd. East, in Dundee, Mich. The event will highlight sound financial ... maintain a healthy and sustainable fish farming operation can do so during a conference on aquaculture ... operation. Aquaculture Business Management and Marketing Workshop. The half-day workshop Aug. 7 beginning at ...

  4. Marketing Theme of 2002 Ohio Profitability Tour

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/marketing-theme-2002-ohio-profitability-tour

    processing plant and retail store. August 8- OSU Food Industries Center, Columbus, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. ... their farming operations can attend any one of 20 tours highlighted in the 2002 Ohio Farm Profitability ... is designed to help farm families improve their agricultural operations by visiting other farms and ...

  5. Researchers: No Need to 'Reinvent Wheel' to Increase Access to Local Produce

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/researchers-no-need-reinvent-wheel-increase-access-local-produce

    purchased at grocery stores and similar retail outlets, the researchers said. Among their findings: Existing ... retailers and a survey of Ohio fruit and vegetable distributors. Authors are Jill Clark, director for Ohio ... how food gets from farmers to the retail outlet," said Sharp, who also has appointments with the ...

  6. Survey Says: Ohio Consumers Willing to Pay for Organics

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/survey-says-ohio-consumers-willing-pay-organics

    customer intercept surveys throughout central Ohio, one at traditional national chain grocery stores and ... one at national natural/whole food stores. They found that concerns over consumer health and food ... safety were the top determinants for both store types in why consumers buy organic products. But it was ...

  7. Media Advisory: Governor Strickland to Attend March 18 MarketMaker Event

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/media-advisory-governor-strickland-attend-march-18-marketmaker-event

    Web sites connecting farmers with food retailers, grocery stores, processors, caterers, chefs, and ... to retailers and restaurants." Ohio MarketMaker is supported through the collaboration of ODA, ... a wide range of retailers and consumers interested in high-quality, locally grown, fresh products." ...

  8. Direct Marketers May Be Exempt From Food License Registration

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/direct-marketers-may-be-exempt-food-license-registration

    Bill 136 passed by the Ohio General Assembly last fall, allows for retail food establishment license ... marketers had to have a retail food license that was obtained from the local health department. Prices ... * Maple syrup, sorghum or honey. * Products from a cottage food production operation and if they are ...

  9. New Ohio Program to Help Expand Food Producers' Businesses. First Training Session March 9

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/new-ohio-program-help-expand-food-producers-businesses-first-training-session-march-9

    restaurants, grocery stores and wholesale buyers is being launched in Ohio. The first training workshop takes ... place March 9. Retail Ready is supported by the Ohio Direct Marketing Team, which includes leadership ... development of the program and the plans for this initial roll-out." Retail Ready is designed to prepare ...

  10. Cheese Prices Go Whiz: Future prices hit record high

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/cheese-prices-go-whiz-future-prices-hit-record-high

    pizza shop or fast food store, however. As food retailers start paying 80 cents more for a pound of ... grocery stores look at dairy products as a way to get customers into their stores. "They are not ...

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