The Food Market Evaluation Tool

The report will include statistics such as population, demographics, number of farmers markets, and more. Keep in mind that this tool provides information only on nearby locations (within 50 miles, and in some instances less) and towns/cities that have a population of greater than 2,500.

Also note that this tool provides numbers and statistics, rather than specifics and details. The information provided is meant to give you an idea of what market opportunities are available to you and where they are located.

The purpose of this tool is to provide you with a summary of important information regarding food markets. After pinning the location of your farming operation, data will be generated about the surrounding area.

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Market Evaluation Tool

The Agriculture Opportunities in Missouri hub serves as a resource to help Missouri producers learn about alternative agriculture opportunities that are available and assess these opportunities based on a given producer’s local market opportunities, level of expertise, available agronomic and machinery resources and financial position.
This material is based upon work that is supported by the National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture, under award number 2012-68006-30180.

This web site and information is made possible through support from the following programs:

The National Institute of Food and Agriculture, Small & Medium Sized Farms Program, competitive grant no. 2013-68006-30180 from the United States Department of Agriculture
The National Institute of Food and Agriculture, Bioenergy Program, competitive grant no. 2013-67009-20419 from the United States Department of Agriculture
The National Institute of Food and Agriculture, Capacity Building Program, competitive grant no. 2013-67009-20419 form the United State Department of Agriculture
The Federal-State Marketing Improvement Program competitive grant no. 14-FSMIP-MO-0008 from the USDA Agricultural Marketing Service
College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources, University of Missouri
College of Agriculture, Environmental and Human Sciences, Lincoln University
University of Missouri Extension
Division of Applied Social Sciences, University of Missouri

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