Whether you are a producer looking for customers, a consumer looking for locally produced food or a business owner looking for a local supplier, MarketMaker can help you.
MarketMaker is a national partnership of land grant institutions and State Departments of Agriculture dedicated to the development of a comprehensive interactive database of food industry marketing and business data. Put simply, MarketMaker is a platform that seeks to foster business relationships between producers and consumers of food industry products and services. The following are the types of businesses and operations that are listed on MarketMaker:
- Eating & Drinking Place
- Farmers Market
- Food Retailer
In addition to business listings, MarketMaker includes a plethora of useful tools, including a comprehensive interactive database of food industry marketing and business data. This database is free for all to use, and with the powerful search engine that MarketMaker offers, it is easy to search for a specific demographic market in which to sell your products.
February 24, 2016 | Joanne Davidhizar | Direct farm marketers can start anew with tips for selling, and exploring institutional sales by participating in the Direct Farm Marketing Update, March 9.
December 18, 2014 | Joanne Davidhizar | Food-related business operators can easily set up online profiles on the new and improved MarketMaker in just a few steps.
December 18, 2014 | Joanne Davidhizar | MarketMaker has a new look and has been updated with new search features to link food markets across the U.S.
May 2, 2014 | Joanne Davidhizar | Farmer’s market managers can identify local farmers and food producers by using online MarketMaker.