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Eightprntouts

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  • 1. Urban Farm Container Farm ner ntai o c Creating a container that can be used by the farmer at the farm to store produce and be delivered to market or working directly with farmer’s markets to store and direct display product. Bethany Casperite farmphilly Elissa Meyers John Pender an urban agriculture project
  • 2. Urban Farmer’s Market Packaging Suburban Farmer’s Market Packaging – Wax boxes, Wooden crates, cardboard boxes – Eclectic variety of boxes – Boxes are reused ( approximate 15 times) – Boxes are used once – Stack able – Stack able – Uniform size and shape – Non uniform size and shape – Collapsible – Collapsible – Goods are moved from one box to a display – Goods are moved from one box to a display container container Urban Markets Versus Suburban Markets farmphilly Farm in e r a cont an urban agriculture project
  • 3. P Pick Package Transport Urban Farmer Unpack Pre- Process of Packaging Return Post- Process of Packaging Options Display Trash Transaction Sell Recycle Recycle Return Trash Payment Choose Consumer Urban Farming Model This is a model of a urban farmthat shows the steps farmphilly of moving produce from the farm to their stand. Farm in e r a cont an urban agriculture project
  • 4. Bushel – 8 gallons 17”x 17”x 11.5” – 64 pints – 4 pecks –2,150 cubic inches Peck – 1/4 bushel 8” x 8” x 6.25” – 8 quarts (dry) – 538 cubic inches Quart –32 fluid ounces 6”x 6”x 3.5” –58 cubic inches Pint n/a 4.875” x4.875” x 2.5” Common Name Material Common Sizes Baskets wood 1/4,1/2 and peck; 1/2 and 1 bushel Boxes, Cartons and Hampers corrugated paper, often waved, or wood 1/2 peck to 1 bushel Bags paper and polyethylene, often with handles 1/4 peck to 1/2 bushel paper bags Grocery bages- 2/3 bushel 2 bags = 1 quart Trays corrugated paper 6-8 quarts Fruit and Vegetable Baskets corrugated paper with handles 2 to 8 quarts Fruit Tills or Cups pulp, cardboard, plastic, corrugated paper 1/2 pint to 4 quarts or wood Farming Produce Packaging This graph shows the standards for farming farmphilly packaging. Farm in e r a cont an urban agriculture project
  • 5. Observations These are observations of packaging and systems farmphilly found at Rittenhouse farmer market stands. Farm in e r a cont an urban agriculture project
  • 6. Initial Sketches These are sketches of packaging farmphilly Farm in e r a cont an urban agriculture project
  • 7. Paper pulp seeded with the fruit in the package as well as companion plants. = Initial Sketches These are sketches of packaging farmphilly Farm in e r a cont an urban agriculture project
  • 8. Concept Sketches These are sketches of packaging farmphilly Farm in e r a cont an urban agriculture project
  • 9. Concept Sketches These are sketches of packaging farmphilly Farm er a in cont an urban agriculture project