Are you a grower? with CSA shares to sell? a market manager?
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With apologies to Local Harvest, shown below is an example of the detail (PRODUCT LIST) you can provide to online searchers… folks who are looking for specific types of foods which you may grow, produce or sell.
THE PAGE BELOW IS ONLY ONE EXAMPLE OF THE DETAIL PROVIDED BY LOCALHARVEST.org – go to http://www.LocalHarvest.org to login, then enter your own farm / market details.
This demonstrates some of the rich product detail which you can provide, just by clicking the boxes and filling in a few blanks… (pardon the jumbled formatting, in Firefox anyway… online it lists just one item per line, with four check boxes per item, indicating availability WSSF (winter, spring, summer, fall))
Slow Food USA’s Ark of Taste
Slow Food’s Ark of Taste aims to rediscover and catalogue forgotten flavors by documenting excellent food products that are in danger of disappearing. Since the international initiative began in 1996, more than 800 products from over 50 countries have been added to the international Ark of Taste.
The Ark of Taste serves as a resource to those interested in reviving rare breeds and learning about endangered foods, with the goal of encouraging the continued production and consumption of these delicious foods. Ark of Taste nominations in the United States are reviewed by a committee of Slow Food USA members. Nominated foods are reviewed on an on-going basis. Click here to to learn about Ark of Taste products and the criteria for Ark of Taste product selection.
Although the Ark is first and foremost a catalogue of products, in order to help the public find these unique foods, Slow Food USA and LocalHarvest have teamed up to promote farmers who grow or make Ark foods. Producers may now self identify in their LocalHarvest listings which Ark products they grow and sell. Slow Food USA does not review the information found in the listings, so users may want to contact the farm to confirm that all information is current. The Ark of Taste designation is not an indicator of a specific production method, such as organic or grass-fed; that information is found in the Farming Practices section of each producer’s listing.