Ohio has twelve produce auctions throughout the state where producers collaboratively sell boxes and bins of graded produce and other items to restaurant owners, grocery store buyers, retail vendors and other buyers.
Resources for Producers & Community Leaders
Marketing at Produce Auctions - fact sheet from University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension
Resources from Homerville Wholesale Produce Auction (market reports, sales agreements and more)
Resources for Educators & Researchers
The Effects of a Wholesale Fruit and Vegetable Auction on Produce Marketing and Distribution
Blaine, T.W., James, R.W., James, B.H. (1996). Journal of Food Distribution Research, XXVIII (1):62-65.