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red_fern_farm.jpg Red Fern Farm

As a small family farm, our primary goal is to feed ourselves and others with good, healthy food grown without synthetic inputs. We value transparency and openness and strive to mimic and replicate natural cycles as closely as possible.

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Taste of the States

Cary Mac Peaches

Cary Mac Peaches

The Cary Mac variety was developed exclusively by McLeod Farms, Inc. It is unsurpassed for juicy texture, delicious taste, and durability.

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Chestnut Slices

Sweet Chestnuts

CGI's family farms produce sweet chestnuts that are a gourmet delight. Available fresh, frozen, dried and as a gluten-free chestnut flour.

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Great American Popcorn Works

Great American Popcorn Works (Specialty Snacks Inc.)

Spend a night at home with a good movie and our perfect box of snacks to go along with it!

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Finger Lakes Farmstead Cheese

Finger Lakes Farmstead Cheese

Raw cow's milk aged cheese based in traditional Dutch Gouda style, 3 plain styles and some flavors.

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OLDeMAN granola

Our Granola is born from an older era, made the way foods used to be made, with traditional ingredients that satisfy and fulfill.

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Market Research

The MarketMaker research tool is an interactive mapping resource for identifying target markets, developing customized census profiles and mapping food related businesses over demographic maps. This resource is designed to help researchers, policy makers, marketing instructors, as well as lenders and ag entrepreneurs develop business plans.

The following are some of the things you can do with the MarketMaker research tool:

  • Identify and map regions with the highest per capita consumption of fruits and vegetables.
  • Build a customized census profile for a target market area or region of interest.
  • Find and map food deserts.
  • Find and map farmers markets serving ethnic neighborhoods.
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News

Annual hop acreage survey underway
Jun 4, 2014 - The USDA National Agriculture Statistics Service recently mailed survey forms…
Farmers market managers: Find vendors with online MarketMaker
Jun 4, 2014 - Farmers market managers can identify local farmers and food producers…
Selling your food product nationally
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