Selling Local Food – Direct to Consumer
Direct to consumer marketing outlets are venues or practices used by producers to sell products directly to their end consumers. For farmers, these include Community Supported Agriculture programs (CSAs), farmers markets, agritourism operations and online marketplaces.
Here’s a video from our Community Food Systems team outlining procurement considerations for both farmers and buyers (2020, 15:14).
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- Iowa CSA Directory: List your farm in the statewide CSA directory maintained on this web page by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
- Iowa Food Hub Directory: Food hubs can list their service areas and available services on this web page from ISU Extension and Outreach.
- Market Maker: List your farm in this searchable database, so that customers interested in agritourism, farmers markets, or to other direct-to-consumer venues can find you.
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