Farms @ Stuff Hound
Farm + Stuff Hound
What do they yell at LGBT rallies and marches? "Out of the closets and into the streets!" Stuffy says, "Out of the farms and get online!" In other words where the hell are you people? Do a search for X, Y or Z farm much of anything in your area and what do you find? Somewhere around zero. The Internet has been around for over two decades. It went commecial around 1995. Hopefully farmers will stop the luddite act and allow consumers to know you might have something to sell. If you want to remain a secret society, go for it. In that case Stuff Hound isn't for you. If you'd like to break free from the hide and seek farmer consumer game then Stuffy has something you might find interesting when it comes to using this technology right here in front of your face and at your fingertips to reach out and touch your customers locally today.
Earth to growers. Hey, I'm a consumer. You have stuff to sell. How do I find it? Drive around and waste time, money and energy? By the time I find the carrots that sell for $3 a pound they actually cost $15 or more in gas etc. That's insane on many different levels.
I've been a gardener/grower most all of my life. I think I have many clues on some of the many ins and outs of farm gardening. There are tons of things to consider. Stuff is here to help with some of the marketing. If you list and train your customers to, for and about finding you and your stuff online by searching locally like the example 'carrots Timbuktu' we will all be better off. We can then find real farm food etc.
SIDEBAR: Stuff Hound is not just your run of the mill online site. The idea is to be revolutionary. Stuffy offers users the ability to do several powerful things. Tools like creating a shopping club. I like good clean organic food. I can or anyone can create a club about what they are interested in. Then other members of their club can help other find the stuff they are looking for. This could save a shit load of time, energy and wear and tear on the Earth. Shoppers can save things they are interested in. Order the stuff and pick up at the grower or brick and mortar etc when a lister allows online orders. Growers and anyone selling anything can list and opt into accepting buddies/followers of stuff they sell. So everyone that is interested in 'carrots Timbuktu' will be alerted when the carrots are ready. Shoppers can make shopping lists and head to the farm, farmstand, farm market, store you sell in or you name it. Shoppers can also alert others about stuff that is listed at Stuff Hound.
Stuff Hound is meant to be a power to the people social shopping site. There are some ultimate fantasies that I would like to see with Stuffy. That being consumers would have power to exercise more control over the market prices etc. In other words when it comes to giant corp sales shoppers can list stuff and tell others they can find that same product at another location. Or be alerted that stuff is now on sale at X,Y or Z store. This can save consumers tons of bucks. I'm poor. Saving dollars might not be for many people. But I believe for many if they learned to use Stuff Hound effectively they could cash in big time.
Back to the farm.
"We the people" want to know if you and others will be at a farm market when and where. Or do you sell at the farm or have a farmstand etc. Otherwise, why are you growing? I assume some do it for fun? I'm part nerd and I do Stuff Hound for fun.
Yes there are guides in different regions that for example show carrots and other stuff "might" be available between say May and July. Let's get real. That quiant guesstimate is cute but it doesn't make sense for buyers or sellers serious about buying and selling.
Stop the insanity
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Questions/suggestions/ideas/need help when it comes to Stuff Hound?
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Together Stuffy at Stuff Hound is here to make farm product sells rock for producers and consumers alike.
Here is an example of a possible 'My Farm Product map'. This should be titled 'The last farm in Marysville Washingtion' not the song the The Monkees - Last Train To Clarksville 1966 - YouTube although the Monkees song could be the current theme of the state of the secret society of farms today. Evil grin. With the secret password and handshake you to can list the stuff you produce on your farm. Use the contact farm form at StuffHound.com for further details.