Herkimer Area Farmers Market Agricultural Product Producer Survey

A new farmers market is being proposed for the Herkimer Community. The Town of Herkimer is trying to assess the level of interest from producers and consumers as well as gather ideas on the development of the farmers market. This survey will help the Town of Herkimer steer the project in the direction that the community and businesses involved want. Thank you for taking your time to provide input.

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* 1. Would you be interested in selling your agricultural products directly to consumers at a local farmers market?

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* 2. What community are you from?

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* 3. What agricultural product(s) do you produce for sale directly to consumers?

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* 4. What months of the year do you have products available to sell?

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* 5. What seasons would you participate in a farmers market?

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* 6. Do you currently participate in a farmers market?

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* 7. Would you participate in a Herkimer Area farmers market if it is developed?

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* 8. What distance are you willing to drive to sell your products?

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* 9. What days of the week would you be interested in selling your products? (check all that apply)

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* 10.  Where do you think would be the best location for a Herkimer Area Farmers Market?

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* 11. Based on your schedule and your experience, the best time of the day for this market would be?

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* 12. How do you presently market your agricultural products? (Check all that apply)

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* 13. What type of products should be offered at our farmers market? (Check all that apply)

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* 14. What types of services would you like the market to provide for you? (Check all that apply)

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* 15. Where do you prefer the market to be held?

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* 16. Do you have any suggestions you would like to offer the committee planning the new farmers market?

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* 17. Would you like to be involved in the planning process for a new farmers market?

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* 18. If yes, please provide your contact information.

Thank you for your cooperation.  The information you have provided will help us determine the level of interest for, and feasibility of developing, a new farmers market, and this information will help us develop a market that meets the needs of local vendors.

Sincerely,
Town of Herkimer
Supervisor and Town Board

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