Connecting Producers, Markets, and Food Lovers

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AGMRC for Value Added Agriculture

The Ag Marketing Resource Center at Iowa State is a rich library of information to help you understand and analyze the food industry in terms of value-added markets and industries.

The food industry is a multi-billion dollar industry and impacts all of United States' agriculture. For more information on specific topics within the food industry, click here.

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Business Spotlight

Triple M Bar Ranch

Triple M Bar, Co. sells lamb meat year-round. We sell our lamb meat to restaurants, private chefs, and caterers. You can also find us at the Saturday Boulder Farmers' Market from April through November and the Saturday Longmont Farmers' Market from May through October.

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Partner States

MarketMaker is Seeking Partners

MarketMaker has enjoyed an extensive network of partners and collaborators over the years that includes universities, governmental agencies and agricultural organizations. Grass roots engagement has been key to our successes. If you would like to bring Food MarketMaker and its suite of tools and services to your group, locality or state please consider becoming a partner. We are a scalable platform that can serve the local community or a national network of stakeholders.

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MarketMaker was the most successful tool that gave me access to wholesale markets. A Farm-to-Fork grocery store in the next state was able to find my okra operation from a post (Buy-Sell Forum) in minutes.

—Thomas Leonard, Modern Harvest Farms, Woodruff, SC

News

Fresh From the Cabbage Patch

Sep 28, 2018 - More than 1,500 acres of cabbage are harvested in Colorado each year. Read more»

2018 Farm Credit-Sponsored MarketMaker Innovation Awards Announced

Sep 20, 2018 - Louisiana, Illinois, and Iowa win 2018 Farm Credit Sponsored MarketMaker Innovation Awards Read more»

Fire Up Your Favorite Dishes With Chile Peppers

Aug 29, 2018 - Southeastern Colorados hot dry summer days, rich soil and pure water provide the perfect environment for growing chile peppers. Read more»

Events

Nov8

Colorado Uncorked! Tasting of 2018 Governor's Cup Wines

A tasting of the 2018 Colorado Governors Cup Winemaking Competition paired with original small bite… Read more»

Feb25

Colorado Fruit & Vegetable Growers Association Conference

Join CFVGA for the 5th Annual Conference in Denver. Read more»