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Ring Up Holiday Sales

Courtesy of Wally S., Wally’s Market Garden, Saskatoon SK If you are in a year round farmers market like I am, you have the opportunity to fill your stocking with

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Big Ag + Small Ag = A Good Time

Courtesy of Wally S., Wally’s Urban Market Garden, Saskatoon SK Here in Saskatoon, our winter market is becoming a destination spot. That’s because we’ve learned over the years how to

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Selling a Cure for the Winter Blahs

Courtesy of Wally S., Wally’s Urban Market Garden, Saskatoon SK Specialty produce is what sets SPIN farmers apart at market, but it requires a well thought-through marketing strategy. Take the

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For Sampling, You Really Have To Be There

Courtesy of Wally S., Wally’s Urban Market Garden, Saskatoon SK You might have been hearing that marketing is becoming much more experiential. At the farmer’s market this means participating in

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SPIN Apprenticeship Lesson: Respond to Seasonal Trends and Supply/Demand

Courtesy of Bryon H., Saskatoon SK Over the last two weekends at the Saturday farmers market I learned creative ways to increase exposure and sales. The first one was the transition

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Storage Crops – Boring But Big Moneymakers

Courtesy of Wally S., Wally’s Urban Market Garden, Saskatoon SK One of the mistakes I now see among SPIN farmers is they quit too soon. Once you get beyond the

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Don’t Let a Sales Opportunity Go to Waste

Courtesy of Wally S., Wally’s Urban Market Garden, Saskatoon SK Food waste is turning into a big cause, and I had a reporter come by my farm stand this last

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Cipollini Onions Earn Their Keep This Time of Year

Courtesy of Wally S., Wally’s Urban Market Garden, Saskatoon SK In SPIN-Farming, every crop has to earn its keep, especially in winter. Onions need to make  me at least $3

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A Carrot By Any Other Name

Courtesy of Wally S., Wally’s Urban Market Garden, Saskatoon SK When people ask me what my favorite crop is, my answer is always the same. It’s whatever is selling best

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Temperature Control for Winter Storage Crops

Courtesy of Wally S., Wally’s Urban Market Garden, Saskatoon SK More and more consumers go to year round farmers markets so they can know where their food comes from, even

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