Growing vegetables as either a part-time or full-time enterprise can be an enjoyable and rewarding experience. Not only can you produce fresh food for your own table, you can provide supplemental income to your family’s budget. While that may sound great, there are several considerations to bear in mind before you jump into this endeavor. Items to consider before becoming a small market grower include time commitment, capital, available resources, licensing, insurance, taxes, and marketing. This publication is intended for general use audiences, including farmers and those considering entering small market vegetable production.

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Published on Jul 20, 2016

Bob Westerfield Senior Public Service Associate; Areas of Interest: Consumer fruits and vegetables, Horticulture
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