Growing and Selling Fresh Cut Herbs
In this essential handbook for herbal entrepreneurs, you'll find everything you need to know to launch your own business. Whether your goal is to sell fresh-cut herbs at the local farmers' market or supply all the supermarket accounts in a large metropolitan area, Sandie Shores will teach you how to grow, harvest, and package the most popular herbs and edible flowers; construct, operate, and maintain your own greenhouse; and write a business plan, identify potential markets, and forge business partnerships. Shores also profiles professional growers from around North America who share tips and trade secrets for running a successful fresh-cut herb business.
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Starting Your Herb Business
Building and Maintaining a Greenhouse
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