Growing Magazine - April, 2013

FARMSTAND EDITION

Product Focus: Farmstand Supplies & Value-Added Products

<h3>Coutts Specialty Foods</h3> - <a target="_blank" href="http://www.couttsspecialtyfoods.com">www.couttsspecialtyfoods.com</a>

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, 978-263-2952

<h3>The Gardener's Hollow Leg</h3> - <a target="_blank" href="http://www.thegardenershollowleg.com">www.thegardenershollowleg.com</a>

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, 510-735-6165

<h3>Globe Bag Co.</h3> - <a target="_blank" href="http://www.globebag.com">www.globebag.com</a>

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, 800-892-2004

<h3>Greenfield Basket Factory</h3> - <a target="_blank" href="http://www.greenfieldbasket.com">www.greenfieldbasket.com</a>

Greenfield Basket Factory

Carries over 80 varieties of wooden veneer baskets for picking, display and general uses. Bushel baskets, rectangular baskets and more.

www.greenfieldbasket.com, 814-725-3419

<h3>GreenStar</h3> - <a target="_blank" href="http://www.greenstarcoop.net">www.greenstarcoop.net</a>

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, 330-533-3328

<h3>Growers Supply</h3> - <a target="_blank" href="http://www.growerssupply.com">www.growerssupply.com</a>

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, 800-476-9715

<h3>Hillside Orchard Farms</h3> - <a target="_blank" href="http://www.hillsideorchardfarms.com">www.hillsideorchardfarms.com</a>

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, 706-782-4995

<h3>Maize Quest</h3> - <a target="_blank" href="http://www.interactiveorchard.com">www.interactiveorchard.com</a>

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, 866-935-6738

<h3>Produce Promotions</h3> - <a target="_blank" href="http://www.producepromotions.com">www.producepromotions.com</a>

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, 888-575-4090

<h3>Putnam Plastics</h3> - <a target="_blank" href="http://www.putnamfarm.com">www.putnamfarm.com</a>

Putnam Plastics

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

www.putnamfarm.com, 800-457-3099

<h3>Rockford Package Supply</h3> - <a target="_blank" href="http://www.rockfordpack.com">www.rockfordpack.com</a>

Rockford Package Supply

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

www.rockfordpack.com, 800-444-7225

<h3>The Sign Depot</h3> - <a target="_blank" href="http://www.signdepotofvt.com">www.signdepotofvt.com</a>

The Sign Depot

Custom signs include illuminated signs, carved high-density urethane signs, dimensional signs in materials from metal to plastic, vinyl signs and more.

www.signdepotofvt.com, 802-626-0990

<h3>Verti-Gro</h3> - <a target="_blank" href="http://www.vertigro.com">www.vertigro.com</a>

Verti-Gro

Patented in 1994, Verti-Gro stackable tower vertical gardening systems allow users to grow 12,000 to 120,000 plants per acre commercially.

www.vertigro.com, 352-347-9888

<h3>Workstead Industries</h3> - <a target="_blank" href="http://www.pomonapectin.com">www.pomonapectin.com</a>

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, 413-772-6816