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We frequently find ourselves with the good problem of having more stories than can fit in the magazine. Since the website is unlimited, we created this space for articles in addition to what runs in the paper magazine. The Archive contains all of the articles that have run in the magazine since 2001 (before that only available on paper), and access is included with a Full-Access or Full-Access Plus subscription.

Since 1992, Growing for Market is the only publication exclusively for direct-market growers of vegetables and cut flowers. If you grow for farmers markets, a farm stand, CSA, local/regional wholesaling or florists, join us today to connect with an expanding community of growers. We focus on practical news and ideas on growing, marketing, and the business of running a local farm.

Topics include how to grow vegetable and flower crops like tomatoes, sunflowers, cucumbers, lisianthus, lettuce and greens, dahlias, microgreens, zinnias, eggplant, herbs, and many other vegetable and flower crops, in and out of greenhouses. The world of market farming is rapidly changing- keep up with the changes with a subscription to Growing for Market.

These articles have recently been added to Growing for Market Online

  Growing sweet potato slips for sale or production
  January 2021 email newsletter
  Social and racial justice on farms
  Resources for social and racial justice in agriculture
  Why it’s important to keep talking about discrimination in agriculture
  Optimizing the greenhouse environment for cut flowers
  Farm-made compost sifter and spreader
  Building on the momentum from the first 30 years of Growing for Market Magazine
  30 years: a brief history of Growing for Market
  Flowers, farm-dyed ribbons and a COVID-era co-op launch