Nebraska MarketMaker is a free interactive web-based service that connects food producers, distributors and sellers to consumer markets. Nebraska MarketMaker helps entrepreneurs identify and develop new and profitable markets and is designed to improve the efficiency and profitability of the food system in Nebraska.
Enjoy Eating Locally Grown Foods!
Nebraska Local foods are featured in this June 2009 newsletter of the Lancaster County Extension newsletter, The Nebline. Lancaster County area farmers markets are listed, and Nebraska organizations that promote local foods are discussed.
2-minute Podcast about MarketMaker Nebraska
MarketMaker podcast en español
Nebraska MarketMaker gives agricultural producers, food processors, and food retailers electronic access to geographically-referenced data. Users can:
~Identify potential markets by demographic characteristics,
~Access demographic profiles of target markets,
~Locate producers, processors, wholesalers, food retailers, farmers markets and restaurants within the state,
~Create lists of potential marketing partners by location, and
~Register a business or operation for listing in the database. Registration is free.
Below are the links to three You-Tube videos created by Michigan State University in a capstone course about using MI MarketMaker.The step-by-step instructions are the same for Nebraska MarketMaker.
How to register a farm on MI MarketMaker
How to find a market using MI MarketMaker
How to find a farmer on MI MarketMaker
UNL Extension Horticulture Articles, Publications and Other Resources
Midwest Organic and Sustainable Education Service (MOSES)
If you ever considered transitioning to organic production and had questions, it is now easier to find answers. The Midwest Organic and Sustainable Education Service (MOSES)provides a diverse menu of FREE and affordable resources for farmers interested in learning more about organic farming.