Creative approaches to market shifts
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Please share examples here (articles, case studies, anecdotes) of how farmers are successfully shifting their sales during the pandemic.
Farmers Markets as Drive Thrus: Click here for an example of how farmers markets are adapting to the pandemic. Shifting from a community gathering to a streamlined way to offer direct farm to consumer sales options.
Farm to School: Click here for more information on communities with strong local foods infrastructure and relationships already in place are able to respond and adapt to this crisis. NFSN Partners and farm to school advocates are speaking up about how they’re supporting farm to school and farm to early care and education (ECE) efforts by working to feed and educate children and youth while supporting local farmers and supply chains.
UGC’s No Contact Pick Up: Click here for thorough and comprehensive safety guidelines and practice, Urban Growers Collective has kept their growers on staff and is offering no contact pick up and also donating food to their community members.
The Miller Sending Flour to People's Homes: Click here to learn about the importance of local food economies. While grocery store shelves are empty, our local farmers and producers are stepping up to meet local demands.
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