Experts from Purdue Extension - Diversified Farming and Food Systems offer ideas on changing your business model, meeting market needs, reaching customers without increasing potential COVID-19 exposure, and continuing to generate income during this difficult period.
Experts from Purdue Extension - Diversified Farming and Food Systems offer ways to initiate and maintain contact with local farmers, questions to ask them, and resources on preparing for changes that might occur in your local market.
Purdue Extension offers recommendations and best practices to assist those agricultural businesses who want to maintain U-Pick operations or agritourism activities.
To help producers navigate a disruption to local food systems, Purdue Extension offers ideas and guidance on alternative delivery system options, social media marketing tips, additional food safety precautions and more.
Local growers and farmers' markets that are able to serve customers by accepting food-purchasing assistance programs can offer a lifeline to those struggling with food security amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
As the role of farmers' markets shifts in response to COVID-19, Purdue Extension offers expert tips for markets to amend policies, minimize contamination or community spread, and continue to offer fresh, local foods to the public.