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We frequently find ourselves with the good problem of having more stories than can fit in the magazine. Since the website is unlimited, we created this space for articles in addition to what runs in the paper magazine. The Archive contains all of the articles that have run in the magazine since 2001 (before that only available on paper), and access is included with a Full-Access or Full-Access Plus subscription.

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.

Market-based flex CSA
Market-based flex CSA
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Preparing your farm for Hades or high water
Preparing your farm for Hades or high water
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Plan to make more money this year
Plan to make more money this year
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The magic of breakeven and how it can help set sales goals
The magic of breakeven and how it can help set sales goals
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Branded wholesaling
Branded wholesaling
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Thousands follow his trail without knowing who carved it
Thousands follow his trail without knowing who carved it
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Consider chestnuts: a potential perennial for market farms
Consider chestnuts: a potential perennial for market farms
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Growing sweet potato slips for sale or production
Growing sweet potato slips for sale or production
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Optimizing the greenhouse environment for cut flowers
Optimizing the greenhouse environment for cut flowers
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Farm-made compost sifter and spreader
Farm-made compost sifter and spreader
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Building on the momentum from the first 30 years of Growing for Market Magazine
Building on the momentum from the first 30 years of Growing for Market Magazine
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30 years: a brief history of Growing for Market
30 years: a brief history of Growing for Market
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Flowers, farm-dyed ribbons and a COVID-era co-op launch
Flowers, farm-dyed ribbons and a COVID-era co-op launch
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Cover cropping in no-till systems
Cover cropping in no-till systems
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