> Snapshot Series: Transitioning to Value Added Enterprises - White Cow Dairy

The Snapshot Series examines how traditionally direct marketing farmers are using value added enterprises to supplement and expand their agri-businesses, reaching new markets and consumers through the development of new products. White Cow Dairy produces a complete line of small-batch fresh dairy products, including: plain and flavored yogurts (everything from maple to blueberry, mint to rhubarb); yogurt drinks in half a dozen flavors; custards and puddings; sauces; and caramels, among others.

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> Snapshot Series: Transitioning to Value Added Enterprises - Toigo Orchards

The Snapshot Series examines how traditionally direct marketing farmers are using value added enterprises to supplement and expand their agri-businesses, reaching new markets and consumers through the development of new products. Toigo Orchards is a 450 acre farm that sits in the fertile Cumberland Valley of south central Pennsylvania, in the rural town of Shippensburg.  Their value added product line includes apple butter, pear butter, tomato pasta sauces, apple sauce, salsas, honey, canned peaches in bourbon, bloody mary mix, apple cider, jams, and horseradish mustard with honey.

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> Snapshot Series: Transitioning to Value Added Enterprises - Tait Farm Foods

The Snapshot Series examines how traditionally direct marketing farmers are using value added enterprises to supplement and expand their agri-businesses, reaching new markets and consumers through the development of new products. Tait Farm Foods produces about 50 value added products, including jams, chutneys, vinaigrettes, fruit chocolate sauces, savory sauces, scone and pancake mixes and fl avored oils, in addition to growing 90 varieties of organic fruits and vegetables on 10 acres.

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> Snapshot Series: Transitioning to Value Added Enterprises - Sweet Briar Farms

The Snapshot Series examines how traditionally direct marketing farmers are using value added enterprises to supplement and expand their agri-businesses, reaching new markets and consumers through the development Keith Cooper and Petrene Moreland are co-owners of Sweet Briar Farms, a 40 acre hog farm in western Oregon. Priding themselves on all natural, humanely raised pork, Sweet Briar Farms offers a variety of pork cuts, smoked meats, sausages and bacon, as well as a successful line of rubs, spices and sauces.

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> Snapshot Series: Transitioning to Value Added Enterprises - Stella Cadente

The Snapshot Series examines how traditionally direct marketing farmers are using value added enterprises to supplement and expand their agri-businesses, reaching new markets and consumers through the development of new products. Sue Ellery and Tom Hunter, the husband and wife team behind Stella Cadente (which means "shooting star" in Italian), produce oil from 6.5 acres of olives in Boonville, California.

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