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    • Accessing Virginia Market Sectors: Establishing a Market Perspective 

      Vallotton, Amber; Battah, Alexandra; Knox, Ryan; Vargo, Adrianna; Archibald, Tom; Boyer, Renee Raiden; Cook, Natalie E.; Drape, Tiffany (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2017-11-27)
      Discusses marketing perspective, and emphasizes the importance of understanding the market, before investing lots of time, effort and money.
    • Accessing Virginia's College & University Market Sector: Fresh Produce Food Safety Considerations 

      Vallotton, Amber; Battah, Alexandra; Knox, Ryan; Vargo, Adrianna; Archibald, Tom; Boyer, Renee Raiden; Cook, Natalie E.; Drape, Tiffany (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2017-11-27)
      Highlights from a 2015-2016 market assessment survey are discussed in this document.
    • Accessing Virginia's Hospital Market Sector: Fresh Produce Food Safety Considerations 

      Vallotton, Amber; Battah, Alexandra; Knox, Ryan; Vargo, Adrianna; Archibald, Tom; Boyer, Renee Raiden; Cook, Natalie E.; Drape, Tiffany (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2017-11-27)
      Discusses hospitals as a potential market for locally grown foods and products. Identifies school purchasing priorities, and some of the likely barriers to purchasing.
    • Accessing Virginia's Market Sectors: Fresh Produce Purchasing Considerations 

      Vallotton, Amber; Battah, Alexandra; Knox, Ryan; Vargo, Adrianna; Archibald, Tom; Boyer, Renee Raiden; Cook, Natalie E.; Drape, Tiffany (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2017-11-17)
      Discusses the results of a survey of colleges and universities, direct-to-consumer markets, hospitals, public schools, restaurants, retailers and regional wholesalers.
    • Accessing Virginia's Public School (K-12) Market Sector: Fresh Produce Safety Considerations 

      Vallotton, Amber; Battah, Alexandra; Knox, Ryan; Vargo, Adrianna; Archibald, Tom; Boyer, Renee Raiden; Cook, Natalie E.; Drape, Tiffany (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2017-11-27)
      Discusses public schools as a potential market for locally grown foods and products. Identifies school purchasing priorities, and some of the likely barriers to purchasing.
    • Accessing Virginia's Regional Wholesale Market Sector: Fresh Produce Safety Considerations 

      Vallotton, Amber; Battah, Alexandra; Knox, Ryan; Vargo, Adrianna; Archibald, Tom; Boyer, Renee Raiden; Cook, Natalie E.; Drape, Tiffany (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2017-11-17)
      Discusses wholesale market distributors and regional food hubs, and how to market locally grown food crops to them. Also notes the results of a 2015-2016 a Virginia statewide market assessment survey.
    • Accessing Virginia's Restaurant Market Sector: Fresh Produce Food Safety Considerations 

      Vallotton, Amber; Battah, Alexandra; Knox, Ryan; Vargo, Adrianna; Archibald, Tom; Boyer, Renee Raiden; Cook, Natalie E.; Drape, Tiffany (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2017-11-17)
      For restaurants considering the purchase of locally grown foods, these were the priorities: quality, availability, proximity of grower to buyer, product variety, and delivery capabilities. Barriers to purchasing are also ...
    • Accessing Virginia's Retail Market Sector: Fresh Produce Food Safety Considerations 

      Vallotton, Amber; Battah, Alexandra; Knox, Ryan; Vargo, Adrianna; Archibald, Tom; Boyer, Renee Raiden; Cook, Natalie E.; Drape, Tiffany (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2017-11-27)
      For food growers and producers this document recommends building relationships with purchashers and regular communication.