Market Development – Direct
There are still obstacles to expanding the capacity of direct markets in Wisconsin local food systems. The following obstacles were identified based on Wisconsin based surveys, publications, and the 2011 WLFN Summit attendees.
Summary of Obstacles
Obstacle 1) Seasonality of markets and produce
Obstacle 2) Lack of markets in rural areas/Difficult to get into urban markets
Obstacle 3) Scaling up with CSAs in number and size
For more details on obstacle summaries, recommendations, comments, and resources, please see this pdf: Topic Obstacles