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^' -:Y AGrNT TRAINING SESSION
1968 HUME LIBRARY
James M. Stephens JUL 1 1972
Assistant Vegetable Crops Specialist
University of Florida
I.F.A.S. Univ. of Florida
Roadside Market Plans
Blueprint plans are available from extension services of land
grant colleges and universities, as well as commercial organizations,
at very reasonable costs. Many plans require modification to meet
the precise needs of a particular farm market site. Some sources of
published roadside market plans are:
Plan Number Source
Food Business Institute, University
of Delaware, Newark, Delaware.
#5190 Gives perspective for four enclosed
permanent market buildings. Floor
layouts suggested vary from 24' x 12'
to 36' x 16'.
#5192 Permanent, Colonial-style market
building with provisions for an out-
door sales area, an Indoor sales area,
and a grading and preparation room;
241' x 28'.
#5195 24' x 24' expandable wood frame
structure with a modern backroom
Michigan State University, Department
of Agricultural Engineering, East
#756-Cl-1 Plans for two stands, 8'4" x 3'6".
One with a large front panel which
Is raised to shade the display area.
The other for an open stand with a
roof and a display bench.
#756-C1-2 Permanent market building either 20' x
12' or 16' x 10' with both outside and
inside selling areas, plans Include
landscaping and inside layout.
Plan Number 11 Source
American Fruit Grower Magazine,
Permanent market building 20' x 25'
-with moveable dowrs around the dis-
play area, refrigeration, rest room,
and moveable display racks.
Weyerhauser Lumber Company. First
National Bank Building. St. Paul 1,
#3602 10' x 18' wood frame construction skid-
mounted market stand with display racks.
#3603 Permanent market building with shelf
display area and modern pylts attached
to the wide front eave, 20' x 12'.
#3604 Plank and beam construction for shed
roof building with 16' x 21' folding
panel front walls and display racks.
Agway Inc., 300 South Geddes Street,
Syracuse, New York.
#A5765 Permanent wood frame market 12'x 12'
with a three foot *verhang; step shelf
International Equipment Division,
forrison International Corporation,
2485 Walden Avenue, Buffalo 25, New York.
Compact 7' x 71 steel metal panel market
with awning type closures; counters on
three sides. Can be erected In 1] hours.
University of Florida, Department of
Agricultural Engineeriml, Gainesville,
#5190 Suggested layout of roadside stands.
Moveable roadside stands (on skids).
Other building plans are available from Progressive Farmer
Magazine, Service Editor, Birmingham 2, Alabama, and from the
Morrison International Corporation, 2485 Walden Avenue,
Buffalo, New York. The latter plan Is a temporary market
building made of heavy gauge steel channels and gable ends which
can be collapsed and stored at the end of the season.
For a good comprehensive report on roadside marketing,
send $2.00 to Food Business Institute, University of Delaware,