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MI Market Maker: Local Food Search
EngineInterested in products such as
dairy, vegetables, herbs and meat, but donít know where to find them?
, where you will find an easy step by step search engine for finding
How to search for products:1.
Go to www.mimarketmaker.msu
2. Click on Begin Your
Search3. Select Processor from the
drop down list for Business Type
4. Select the Line of
Business from the drop down list for Line of Business.† I suggest you
start with Producers/Farmers.5.
From the drop down list for Producer Type, select Specialty Products,
then Other Specialty Product for Product Type (opt.).† You can leave the
rest of optional fields blank or narrow your search if you are looking
for specific attributes.
6. Under the drop down
list for Select Search Area, select Zip Code Radius, put in your zip
code and the radius in miles that you want to search.
7. Click on Find a
Business8. You will generate a list of
all producers in your search area that sell specialty products. †Not all
of them are necessarily candidates for your market but some will be
9. Click on the
magnifying glass icon under the Action column to access the profile of
the businesses you want to target. †This will give you more details of
their size, contact information, map of the business location, etc.† If
the business has a website, you can go directly to it by clicking on the
icon under the Website column.
10. Do the same search
for other business types such as Miscellaneous11. You can also search for Processors of fruits
New Farmers Market in Jackson, MIThe Green Market of Jackson, located at the
Allegiance Health Campus (in the parking lot at the corner of Michigan
Ave and State St. diagonally across from the main hospital) opens
Wednesday, May 26, 2010, from 2:30-6:00 p.m. Itís FREE this year for
farmers/vendors. For more information contact Lisa Brown (517) 812-7057.