Baby Spinach pricing?

tonitime(Z-6a / E.KY)May 25, 2005

I am new to selling my produce, and am wondering what any of you are selling ready-to-eat baby spinach leaves for? How much in each bag?

Thanks,

Toni

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garliclady(z7 NC)

I sell spinach (not baby) for $6.00 lbs. I usually sell it in 8oz bags for $3.00.
The garlic lady

    Bookmark   May 26, 2005 at 10:25AM
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barb5

The only grower at our market selling baby spinach sells it for $3.50 a quarter pound. We sell regular spinach in half pound bags for $3.50.

    Bookmark   May 26, 2005 at 10:42AM
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ohiorganic(5/6 SW Ohio)

I sell full sized spinach for $8 pound. If I had baby spinach I would charge $4 for 1/4 pound (I notice at Krogers baby spinach that looked bad was $4 for 5 oz)

    Bookmark   May 26, 2005 at 1:08PM
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tonitime(Z-6a / E.KY)

Thanks so much for you input, Growing Gals!
Produce around our part of Kentucky is a dismal picture. People are enjoying having a few different things available from us - hope we are up to growing more and finding our niche!
Good season toya,
Toni

    Bookmark   May 27, 2005 at 8:48AM
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imtoobusy(z6b)

What do you consider "baby" when you sell? I pick the leaves and sometimes the leaves are larger than I would like but I pick every 4 or 5 days so they are still quite young leaves. Is there a standard?

    Bookmark   May 27, 2005 at 10:04AM
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ohiorganic(5/6 SW Ohio)

What I do for baby spinach is plant the spinach thickly so I have to thin out 80% of the plants to get to 6" spacing for big plants. the thinnings are the baby spinach. Much less time consuming than picking leaves every few days.

    Bookmark   May 27, 2005 at 8:17PM
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