The PA Winery Association is a non-profit trade association organized to:
- assist in providing markets for our members
- provide assistance in developing merchandising materials, publicity, promotion & marketing effort to increase Pennsylvania wine sales
- provide forums for the exchange of information & experience among members
- sponsor & support legislation & regulations that will benefit PA's wine industry and to oppose those which will be detrimental.
Farm to City is a Philadelphia- based program whose goal is to unite communities, families, and farmers year-round through locally grown food. In 2012, Farm to City will operate 16 farmers' markets including 12 established markets, 2 existing markets in new locations, and two new markets. In addition to a wide variety of fruits and vegetables, many of the markets feature meat, poultry, eggs, and dairy products from pastured animals.
Farm to City also offers use of its website and administrative web tools to any organization that would like to run a local food buying club or CSA in its own community. Farm to City is committed to the promotion and proliferation of viable, self-sustaining local food networks across the country. The affiliate program is designed to help organizations start and manage a local buying club or CSA.
Are you a member of either one of these organizations? How have they helped you market your products or learn about your industry?