Aggregating products and marketing efforts can help local food producers in a less urban area make their operations more profitable.
Would fruit and vegetable growers within a 30-mile radius of the Iowa Great Lakes benefit from cooperative marketing and distribution?
Yes, they were able to achieve increases in market venues and sales.
Year of Grant Completion
McDonald, Dennis, "From farm to market in northwest Iowa" (2011). Leopold Center Completed Grant Reports. 359.