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