Home / Blogs / Fun Fact #26: It’s National Farmer’s Market Week.

Karen Lombardo

Clear and compelling messaging makes the difference when communicating who you are and what you offer. Words on paper, on a website, or on the vows you speak on your wedding day represent your thoughts, feelings, and emotions. Your message comes alive and delivers with intent.

It is more than just words on paper and images on the internet. It is personal. I hope you enjoy the blog posts and learn more about the written word and how it can best speak for you and your business.

Subscribe

This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

Farmer's market week
Fun Facts / Just for fun / Newsworthy / putanotherwayllc / Small businesses rule!

Fun Fact #26: It’s National Farmer’s Market Week.

Aug 5, 2019

“My grandfather used to say that once in your life you need a doctor, a lawyer, a policeman and a preacher but every day, three times a day, you need a farmer.” – Brenda Schoepp, respected speaker, author, consultant, and mentor based in Canada.

Welcome to National Farmer’s Market Week!

According to the U.S. Small Business Administration:

“Entrepreneurs often use their local farmers markets as their first entry into the marketplace – with a low barrier to entry, new farmers and food entrepreneurs can start small and showcase new products. As we celebrate National Farmers Market Week, August 4-10, take the time to visit your local farmers market. Your support helps stimulate your local economy and generate jobs for your community. “

Here is a great tool to Find your nearest farmers market .

My great-grand parents were farmers.

As a child, I heard stories over and over again about life on the farm. Some sounded like so much fun and others conveyed a life of hard work with little time to be a kid until the snow fell. We need farmers and yet they are often left out of our mindset and preconceived notions of  what business-people look like.

Farmers are beyond business people. They are owners, operators, weathermen, animal doctors, and subject matter experts on everything from animal reproduction,  to crop growing, and life and death.

“Farming looks mighty easy when your plow is a pencil and you’re a thousand miles from the corn field.” – Dwight D. Eisenhower

My plow is indeed a pencil and a laptop, and I work about 7 miles from a corn field. I am keenly aware of the work my local farmers perform each and every day and I rarely go without thanking them. Biting into a locally grown strawberry is utter heaven.

This week, visit a local farm or farmer’s market, engage with the farmer(s), if they are not too busy, and thank them for all that they do.  They are a wealth of information and without them, we will not be here for long.

Take note: Visit a local farm- we are a few short weeks away from apple and pumpkin season.

Fall is in the morning air.

Related Posts

When is the best time to publish a blog post?

When is the best time to publish a blog post?

Why don’t comedians say the punchline before telling the joke? Because timing is key. So, when is the best time to publish a blog post? Timing is everything when it comes to sharing content– including blogs. Blogs are a phenomenal way to flex your muscles, answer...

The Fundamentals of Blogging and Why It’s Important

The Fundamentals of Blogging and Why It’s Important

Blog posts are everywhere. If you’ve ever searched online to answer a question or learn something new, chances are you were directed to a blog post. And because you’re reading this blog post, it’s probably safe to assume that you’re interested in starting your blog....

0 Comments
Submit a Comment

Your email address will not be published.