Group: MASCRI Markets

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Welcome to a network of fruit and vegetable industry members in the Mid-Atlantic Specialty Crop Research Initiative, funded by the USDA Specialty Crop Research Initiative program <http://www.csrees.usda.gov>

Goals for the MASCRI Markets group are: 1) improving communications between buyers (retail, wholesale, and institutional) and distributors about demand for and availability of local produce and 2) encouraging grower aggregation by commodity to address supply issues.

 localfoodsystems.org/files/MASCRIMarketingGoalGroupoutcome.pdf

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Recent Posts

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John Bailey
Jun 15, 5:57pm
We have organizations that support the local food movement highlighted in the states where they volunteer one hour per month to act as state admin.  Would http://localfoodsystems.org like the honor of Ohio?   Go to http://www.OurLocale.com...
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John Bailey
Jun 13, 11:11am
OUR LOCALE http://www.ourlocale.com - Please add your profile to your  state.  Seeking volunteer state administrators! Please volunteer for your state.  We only need one admin per state and we have plenty of states left!
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John Bailey
Feb 20, 3:18am
We will market the heck out of you and it will always be 100% Free. Can you feel the Local Food Momentum starting to Grow?   We can!   Cheers.   John Bailey Executive Director Top 10 Produce LLC www.Top10Fresh.com & www....
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Dana Ollendyke
Oct 13, 3:39pm
7-Eleven will test at 27 Dallas-area locations a new plastic wrap developed by supplier Fresh Del Monte Produce to keep single bananas yellow and firm for five days -- more than double the two-day shelf life for an unwrapped banana.  It would...
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Dana Ollendyke
Oct 7, 9:45am
TheFood Innovation Center at Rutgers has developed a Best Practices for Sponsors and Managers Course. This course is designed to provide market sponsors and managers with the practical tools required to successfully plan, begin and...

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