Project ID

M2010-01

Abstract

Aggregating products and marketing efforts can help local food producers in a less urban area make their operations more profitable.

Key Question

Would fruit and vegetable growers within a 30-mile radius of the Iowa Great Lakes benefit from cooperative marketing and distribution?

Findings

Yes, they were able to achieve increases in market venues and sales.

Principal Investigator(s)

Dennis McDonald

Year of Grant Completion

2011