Greenhouse Canada Online: April 2008

April 04, 2008
Written by Greenhouse Canada staff
webpicMARKETING AND MERCHANDISING… AND A GOAT WALK
Plants don’t sell themselves. Great products still need a little push and a lot of creative merchandising. “The marketing side is every bit as important as the growing side,” says Edwin Jewell, owner of Jewell’s Country Market in Marshfield, Prince Edward Island. “We are all retail here. Nothing is wholesale.”

Jewell launched his market garden business with a roadside stand in 1998. The following year, he built a 5,600-square-foot building and added a dairy bar, gift shop and produce section. The next year he ventured into the greenhouse business with a 20' x 48' temporary structure. “It did very well,” he explains, “so I built two greenhouses and brought in plants.”
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