Monday, October 6, 2008

A Shoppers Experience at the City Market

The KC Tribune had a recent article that highlighted a shoppers experience at the Kansas City Market. I found the article very interesting because the farmers’ market shopper revealed the reasons why she shops at the market – the relationships with the growers! This is one key concept we stress to growers – know your customers and interact with them.

Sept. 19, 2008 Article from the KC Tribune:
It was very early Saturday morning, 7 a.m. to be exact, and it had rained for almost 24 hours. The morning air is thick with dew and a crisp but comfortable breeze passes by. The smell of spices, flowers, and fresh vegetables permeates the heavy air. People are busy loading, stacking and arranging crates and boxes of goods. Many languages are spoken, and the sounds all mix together to create a pleasant background hum.

Read the entire article here.

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