Larry Lev

Economist

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Content by Larry Lev

Expanding Opportunities for Small-Scale Farms in the Specialty Food Market

Many small and medium-size farmers face difficulties in competing with larger producers in the production of bulk commodities. While some of these farms have found success by selling their fresh...

By Larry Lev, Laurie Houston | Article

A Learning Approach to Strengthening Farmers’ Markets

Farmers' markets play a significant and expanding role in ensuring the viability of America's small farms and the vitality of its towns. Although their importance in the food distribution system is growing, they are poorly understood. At the local level, most farmers’ markets lack the resources, the information and the skill that they need to document their role in the community and to plan for the future.

By Larry Lev, Garry Stephenson, | Article

Enhancing the Success of Northwest Farmer's Markets

Farmers’ markets in the Pacific Northwest and across the United States are experiencing exceptional popularity with consumers and growth in numbers. This report examines the conditions associated with success and failure of individual farmers’ markets and provides information and recommendations for market organizers to assist with their decision making and strategic planning.

By Garry Stephenson, Larry Lev, Linda Brewer, | Article

Research Brief: Why People Attend Farmers’ Markets

A research brief describing why people attend farmers' markets.

By Linda Brewer, Larry Lev, Garry Stephenson, | Article

Meat and Poultry Buying at Farmers’ Markets: A Survey of Shoppers at Four Markets in Oregon

Before meat and poultry vendors attempt to expand their farmers’ market share, it is important for them to know why sales are so far limited, if that trend can be reversed, and if so, how. To answer these questions, we conducted research on the meat and poultry buying habits of farmers’ market shoppers.

By Lauren Gwin, Larry Lev, | Article

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