Meat display at farmer's market

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hiddenpasture
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Meat display at farmer's market

Postby hiddenpasture » Sun Jul 20, 2014 7:06 am

I am looking for ideas for displaying meat at farmer's market. We sell cheese, lamb, and beef. We always sample our cheese so its its the first thing people see and usually buy. Despite adequate signage and photos, customers don't seem to understand that we also sell meat. On cooler days, I will display a package or two of meat and we sell a lot more. I've seen homemade wooden boxes with plexiglass covers that you put ice in to display the meat in. Does anyone have other ideas? I don't want to put my coolers out in front and have people go through them, I'm interested in display options.

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Re: Meat display at farmer's market

Postby Bill Fosher » Fri Jul 25, 2014 2:55 pm

Signage and a price list with a heading in bold letters stating "On Hand Today!" does the trick for me. If you have access to electricity, you could consider one of those small, glass fronted freezers that you sometimes see in corner stores with ice cream novelties in them. But they are crazy expensive.

The best thing I have ever done for sales was sampling sausage.
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