This report is the result of a proceeding of a special session at the August 2008 panel discussion that brought community based organizations that work with socially disadvantaged farmers together. The report offers information on farm-to-consumer marketing tactics, market channels available for farmers to increase their farm-to-firm sales and case interviews with produce buyers from Whole Foods and Keany Produce Company.
This “Plain Language Guide to Starting a Value Added Food Business,” from the Northeast Network of Immigrant Farming Projects, provides information on processing raw fruits and vegetables and how to package and market value-added products effectively.
This paper, written by Marla Rhodes and Hugh Joseph, is a guide on immigrant farming activities across the US. It provides an overview of resources for immigrant farmers, including a list of organizations that work with immigrant farmers, and agriculture resources for Hispanic, Asian, and Southeast Asian farmers and refugees and migrant workers.