Diversifying your Farm Income with Direct to Consumer Sales
As farmers grapple with the challenges and uncertainty brought on by the pandemic, many are thinking about ways to diversify their farm income. While it’s not a choice that makes sense for every operation, one strategy that more farmers are exploring is selling products direct to consumer. To help explore how farms might build this into their business, what this could means for the local foodshed and what resources are available to assist producers, we’re bringing together a discussion with experts in that area to share their experiences and answer questions. This is the third installment of Minnesota Farmers Union educational sessions.