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Since 1992, Growing for Market is the only publication exclusively for direct-market growers of vegetables and cut flowers. If you grow for farmers markets, a farm stand, CSA, local/regional wholesaling or florists, join us today to connect with an expanding community of growers. We focus on practical news and ideas on growing, marketing, and the business of running a local farm.

Topics include how to grow vegetable and flower crops like tomatoes, sunflowers, cucumbers, lisianthus, lettuce and greens, dahlias, microgreens, zinnias, eggplant, herbs, and many other vegetable and flower crops, in and out of greenhouses. The world of market farming is rapidly changing- keep up with the changes with a subscription to Growing for Market.

Farming and pregnancy: Balancing the physical and emotional demands
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Summer lettuce lessons from Southern growers
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Cater to the special needs of flowers at harvest
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Why and how farmers protect their skin
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Member-harvested CSA runs on trust and efficient small-scale mechanization
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Flower farming without plastic
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Hardening off process is worth the effort
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Farming small with a recipe for profit
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Tricks of the trade for starting flower seed
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Set boundaries for CSA members and set yourself up for success
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It’s time to Marie Kondo your seed stash
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How Southeastern U.S. farmers are coping with climate change
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Checklist for a successful garlic harvest
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Plant flowers in July for fall harvest
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Turmeric: like ginger, but not
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