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Three fold-up Farmstand ideas

September 30, 2013 | Market Garden | 7 comments | Author:

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DIY fold-up farmstands allow producers (or picklers, bakers and beyond) a flexible way of bringing food to the people.

They also protect your produce from the sun, and allow for a quick pack up should the rain come down. 

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Here’s one that Eliot Coleman of Four Season Farm, the author of The New Organic Grower and other seminal books on market gardening, built for use at his local market…

How beautiful is this farmstand? Who would not buy their veggies from it, given the chance?

Leading on from that, we’ve found a couple of other fold-up farmstands to inspire you…

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The Folding Farm by Wild Millers, found on their Farmhack page

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Another Folding Farm by Sustainable Student Farm, a Pedal Powered Produce project in collaboration with Architecture Small Studio…

>> More posts about growing clean food and feeding people with it here

Pics of Eliot Coleman’s fold-up farmstand sourced from Allsun Farm’s teaching materials

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  • scott September 30, 2013 at 6:37 am | Reply

    Thanks for that inspiring post. We are just about up to the stage where we will be needing one of those. Very inspiring. We have found a nice spot on the roadside where we will give it a go.

  • Kade September 30, 2013 at 7:46 am | Reply


  • Alacoque September 30, 2013 at 7:56 am | Reply

    Love the Four Season Farm farmstand! It’s like one of those tiny houses. Attractive and practical.

  • Benita Green Lee September 30, 2013 at 11:11 am | Reply

    Very inviting-looking farmstands! Wild Millers’ stand looks like an Asian temple!

  • Yunanta C. Buana October 1, 2013 at 12:09 pm | Reply

    What an awesome idea, It give me idea to make kind of portable farming.. hehehe… so we can sell and growing the vegetable in farmstand… awesome

  • nallekarhu October 3, 2013 at 4:11 am | Reply

    Reblogged this on Nallekarhun blog.

  • Faith Farms Viroqua October 5, 2013 at 12:52 pm | Reply

    Visit our Facebook Page to see our Model A frame fold up veggie sales wagon!

    Faith Farms Viroqua