Farm-based food operations draw visitors and encourage them to stay longer on the farm. “The longer they stay, they more they spend,” explained Eric Nusbaum, Ph.D. of Wheelwright Consultants in Greenfield, MA. Nusbaum shared his experience at the 2013 Harvest New England Agricultural Marketing Conference and Trade Show in Sturbridge. MA.
While costly up front, commercial kitchens offer many income-earning opportunities. Like any enterprise, think like businessperson and develop a thorough business plans before embarking on large projects like this. [Read more about commercial design and planning here.]