MarketMaker is an online marketing resource available to Arkansas' farmers, businesses, and consumers. It is an interactive web resource aimed at promoting the products and businesses of agricultural producers. It is designed to connect food producers, distributors, buyers, and sellers to their specific consumer markets. Using a web‑based search engine of databases in a GIS (global information system) environment, MarketMaker links food producers with economically viable markets, while aiding in food security and enhanced quality in food supply chains.
Arkansas is the 14th state to join MarketMaker which is one of the most extensive collections of searchable food industry related data in the country. Farmers, retailers, restaurant owners/chefs, and farmers' market managers all benefit from being connected. Most important, the site allows users to register/post their business information or consumers/buyers to search for free. Click on the registration link below to join one of the most dynamic resources available today to aid in marketing and promoting agricultural products.
Registration in MarketMaker
Only "growers, producers and other agribusinesses" can become account holders. Site users (conducting searches) do not need an account and/or profile.
Arkansas Farmers' Markets
Farmers' Markets - Economics and Marketing | Farm and Ranch | Arkansas Extension
USDA Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) - Crops and Commercial Horticulture | Farm and Ranch | Arkansas Extension
Farmers' Market Vendor Guide - Arkansas Department of Health and Arkansas Agriculture Department
Farmers' Market Guide Book - Arkansas Agriculture Department
Arkansas Grown: Locally Grown Produce Calendar - Arkansas Agriculture Department
Want to Support Arkansas Agriculture? Arkansas Grown Logo - Arkansas Agriculture Department
Looking for Arkansas grown agricultural products?
- Search Arkansas MarketMaker
- If you have any questions, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.