Innovators in Rural Community Economic Development

Four State Produce Marketing Study - Year One

Tags: Agriculture, Feasibility and Pre-Feasibility Studies, Natural Resource Based Economic Development

Client Name: Vermont Agency of Agriculture Food and Markets

Client Type: State Agency

Year: 1991, 1992

Location: Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut

Yellow Wood Associates, Inc. identified the potential for regional wholesale marketing of locally grown produce in the Connecticut River Valley including Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts and Connecticut. Funding was received through a Federal/State Market Improvement Project grant. The study included producer groups and key buyers to determine the most feasible and profitable alternatives for local growers.