Growing Magazine - April, 2012

FARMSTAND SUPPLEMENT

Product Focus: Farmstand Supplies & Value-Added Products

Commercial Scale & Balance

The RS-130 price-computing scale offers rechargeable battery or 115-volt AC operation and cash back calculation. Displays weight in pounds, kilograms or ounces.

www.csbco.com

Coutts Specialty Foods

Mother's Pure Preserves products include jams, jellies and marmalades. Mother's Prize products include red pepper relish, apple butter, cranberry sauce and more.

www.couttsspecialtyfoods.com

Dillman Farm

Offers all-natural fruit butters, preserves, jellies, salsas and mustards. Private labels are available.

www.dillmanfarm.com

The Gardener's Hollow Leg

The Gardener's Hollow Leg Jr. holds 1 gallon and is made from water-resistant recycled polyester. It comes with a belt that expands from 25 to 52 inches.

www.thegardenershollowleg.com

Gardner Pie Co.

Uses fresh ingredients and family recipes to make natural juice fruit pies, pies with no sugar added, cream pies, custard pies and a line of savory vegetable pies.

www.gardnerpie.com

Globe Bag Co.

Wax alternative boxes are recyclable, compostable and tolerant of moist conditions. They reduce customers' disposal fees and are cost-neutral. Stock or customized.

www.globebag.com

GreenStar

Baked ciabatta crostini tastes great with jams and jellies and works well for sampling. It is available in garlic, Parmesan, sea salt and rye versions.

www.greenstarcoop.net

Growers Supply

Foldable gazebos are easy to set up and include a roller carrying bag. Three sizes are available, as well as optional side panels with or without a roll-up door.

www.growerssupply.com

Hillside Orchard Farms

Part of Hillside's product offering is Miss Davie's barbecue sauce, made from a family recipe. It is available in 12 and 32-ounce bottles.

www.hillsideorchardfarms.com

Maize Quest

The Interactive Orchard puts a new spin on apple variety signs. Guests scan QR codes on the signs to see a video, picture and information about each variety.

www.interactiveorchard.com

McCutcheon Apple Products

Products include fruit butters, preserves, jams, jellies, juice-sweetened spreads, hot sauces, salad dressings, relishes, honey, baking mixes and more.

www.mccutcheons.com

Produce Promotions

Preprinted signage helps draw in customers. Offers many designs in 3-by-8-foot banners, slip-over Poly-Marketeers, road signs, 13-foot feather flags and more.

www.producepromotions.com

Putnam Plastics

Provides a variety of packaging solutions for any season for roadside and farm markets.

www.putnamfarm.com

Rockford Package Supply

A full-service source for produce packaging: wholesale, retail, farm markets, farmers' markets and agritainment. Innovative and flexible solutions.

www.rockfordpack.com

Verti-Gro

The VGO-500L4 vertical growing system for vegetables and berries has 125 insulated stackable pots, 250 collection/ground pots, growing media and tower supports.

www.vertigro.com

Workstead Industries

Pomona's Universal Pectin for jam and jelly is 100 percent pure citrus pectin. Its jelling power is activated by calcium and it jells with low amounts of any sweetener.

www.pomonapectin.com