Report via COLSA and the New Hampshire Agricultural Experiment Station

"The global pandemic upended how we work and live, and the same was true for America’s farmers – especially those involved in direct-to-consumer (DTC) sales. Farmers’ markets temporarily shut down, and farmers had to quickly pivot to online sales and delivery services. However, farmers and their many stakeholders began collaborating on exciting new DTC models, spurred by the necessity of keeping their operations – and their livelihoods – running, says Analena Bruce, an assistant professor in the agriculture, nutrition, and food systems department at COLSA and a New Hampshire Agricultural Experiment Station-funded researcher." Read more