Across Kentucky – February 26, 2014

It’s way too early for consumers to begin thinking about a trip to their favorite farmers’ market this season, but many farmer/vendors are already exploring educational opportunities so that they can get certified to offer free samples. Previous survey results indicate consumers want that opportunity and...

Sampling impacts purchases at farmers markets

LEXINGTON, Ky., (Dec. 20, 2012) – When vendors offered samples at their farmers market booths, they saw an immediate effect on what customers purchased. The 2011 Regional Farm Market Sampling Survey, a Web-based survey conducted by researchers in the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture,...