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NC State Extension

Vegetables Marketing

The Packer
This information, provided by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Marketing Service, shows week-by-week shipments and f.o.b.s (freight-on-board shipments) for commodities from major domestic shipping points and ports of entry.

The Produce News
A business magazine for the produce industry that provides insights on the latest produce-related stories, including market reports, weather updates and industry events.

Direct Market.

Fruit and Vegetable Marketing for Small-scale and Part-time Growers Penn State University)
Tailored to smaller operations, this publication will help growers identify their major markets, evaluate market demand and determine the marketing channels that best fit their business.


N.C. Farm to School Program (NCDA&CS)
The program works with N.C. growers to supply school cafeterias across the state with the freshest, locally grown produce possible. Growers must meet certain criteria and apply for the opportunity to sell through this market.

N.C. Fresh Link
Maintained by the N.C. Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services, this site includes a Grower/Shipper Directory and contact information for NCDA&CS marketing personnel.