Do you run a food-related business? Check out the new MarketMaker web tool: Part 1

MarketMaker has a new look and has been updated with new search features to link food markets across the U.S.

December 18, 2014 - Author: Joanne Davidhizar, Michigan State University Extension, MSU Product Center

MarketMaker is a web-based resource that provides links between all types of food businesses within the food supply chain. Use of the site is free and available to everyone.

Now in its tenth year, a new version of MarketMaker has been released with the following features:

  • Quick and easy searches including business names, product type, and location
  • Advanced searches including business type and rich text
  • Geo-locations, if allowed, on mobile devices
  • Mobile-friendly format
  • Google Maps to get directions and driving directions functions
  • Availability nationwide

The updated MarketMaker retains many of its core features including business profiles across all sectors of the food system and the highlights are featured in a video demonstration.

For further detail on MarketMaker, Michigan State University Extension, or food, agriculture, bio economy and natural resources business development, contact the Michigan State University Product Center at www.productcenter.msu.edu or 517-432-8750.

Other stories in this series:

Creating an online Profile easy as 1, 2, 3, 4 on the New MarketMaker: Part 2

Tags: agriculture, beef, community food systems, dairy, entrepreneurship, farm & farmers markets, fisheries & wildlife, food business & regulation, fruit & nuts, grapes, michigan marketmaker, msu extension, organic agriculture, pork, poultry, sheep & goats, tourism, vegetables


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