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  1. Sewing
    I went to a local craft show yesterday and tried to pay attention to some of the prices for the people on here that go to FM's and craft shows during the summer to sell things. Here is what I noticed: I am not sure how ANY of them were selling and didn't inquire........as no one would tell you...
  2. Meal planning
    I went to the local farmers market today which turned out to be much more abundant than I had anticipated. I mostly went to see what I could get there, so I didn't have a list or a plan. I did buy some honey since I'm almost out, but otherwise just picked some produce that looked good to take...
  3. Homesteading and gardening
    I finally stopped at our local farmers market... Prices were higher than a grocery store but I'm sure taste better. I bought 2 small purple/white eggplants.. Can anyone tell me how to use them? I also bought 2 bunches of fresh spinach, 3 pints of orange cherry tomatoes,1 pint yellow little...
  4. Freebies
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  5. Freebies
    Hats are available to the first 500 people who register, on a first-come-first-served basis. One hat per person. Limit three hats per household. If you register more than once, you will still receive only one hat. Once all 500 hats are distributed, this order form will be taken offline...
  6. General Chat
    I was just thinking about the fact our Farmer's Market opens tomorrow and how much I can't wait to hit it. We live in a farming county, it's our #1 industry. We have several friends and co-workers who are farmers. I grew up around farming, not in it but around it. I realized how much we give...
  7. General Chat
    i love to do crafts and knit etc i have been thinking of making some crafts doing some knitting maybe baby sweaters and taking them to a local farmers market what do you think of that idea and what type of things would you buy i also do stained glass i need some feed back please
  8. Frugal Living
    lately I have been heading down to the Farmers market every two weeks to grab our fruit and vegetables. (well on and off) I have known for a long time that it is much cheaper and the produce is better but there have been a few reasons that I sometimes just don't do it. It is not the worlds...
  9. News you can use
    http://www.naturalnews.com/z023637.html (NaturalNews) A pair of North Dakota hemp farmers have filed suit in the U.S. Court of Appeals to overturn a federal ban on the production of commercial hemp. North Dakota is the only state that allows the cultivation of industrial hemp, and the state...
  10. Green Living
    I am just beginning to sell at farmers markets and have no idea what to price things at. All I have so far is lettuce, anyone here sell at farmers markets or maybe buy that can help me. I am selling this Saturday for the first time , and I am not sure what to price my naturally "organic" lettuce at.
  11. Frugal Living
    I just caught the end of the story, but I believe it was down south that farmers have begun to use mules for plowing like back in the day, trying to save on fuel. So you see the American spirit can not be kept down for very long, we will find a way. Maybe back to a simpler time is exactly what...
  12. Freebies
    Publication Order Form The following publications are available in hard copy. To order copies, please complete the following form. If your browser does not support email submission, please print this form and fax it to (202) 690-0031. If you experience technical difficulties, please e-mail...
  13. Kitchen Basics
    they were 6for $1! I bought $5 worth can I freeze some of these or prepare for a serious dose of vitamin c?
  14. Hobbies
    I would like some ideas of projects that I can make to sell at our local farmers market and craft shows. Thanks for all of your input.Michelle
  15. Secondhand Shopping
    I posted this on my site, but thought you guys might get a kick out of it. I have never seen a head of lettuce so big in my life. Romaine Lettuce, this is ONE head- $1.00.
  16. Green Living
    This is a state by state list of farmers markets in the US. http://www.ams.usda.gov/farmersmarkets/map.htm
  17. Supplemental Income, Small Business
    Have any of you tried selling produce or other items at your local farmers market? I keep thinking it would be a terrific way to bring in some extra money, but I'm having a hard time convincing my husband. Thanks for any insights anyone can share.
  18. General Chat
    http://www.ams.usda.gov/farmersmarkets/map.htm
  19. Green Living
    We went to an organic farmers market today. Very much fun. Ds bought some yellow potatoes and paid for them (with my money) and then dd had to "pay" too. So I gave her a dime that the farmer gave back to me when she wasn't looking. I also tried edamame beans today. very yummy!
  20. Homesteading and gardening
    Things are not going good for our farmers. Along with mad cow disease (one cow), we are in a severe drought where there is a lack of feed and second crops are all burnt up. Along with that we now have an infestation of grasshoppers. Most grain crops in part of our province are now...
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