Secrets from an organic farmer 

organic farmer“Kale is the new darling at the farmers’ market,” he reveals. “Grow as much kale as you can. You’ll sell it.” To make produce look appealing, “we take everything in and wash it … a two- or three-tank system. There’s more dirt on there than you think.”

To make shopping at his booth easy, customers can easily find and fill bags, which cuts down on waiting time. Stone uses samples to draw shoppers in. “Educate customers about new varieties.” He warns, “At the farmers’ market, you can’t ever be grumpy.”

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