Authors as Published

Theresa Nartea, Assistant Professor, Marketing and Agribusiness, Virginia State University, Joel Koci, Extension Associate, Urban Forestry, Virginia State University

JPG. New market idea: Selling woody materials from landscaping projects to craft industry

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With recent fashion and home décor trends focusing on natural found elements, a potential market opportunity for the landscaping industry is emerging (, 2016). Media promotion of fashion and home décor termed as: forest chic, gypsy or “Boho” (also known as Bohemian) forest, rustic luxe, and vintage farmhouse inspire event planners and cottage crafters to create nature inspired events and natural crafted items.

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Issued in furtherance of Cooperative Extension work, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Virginia State University, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture cooperating. Edwin J. Jones, Director, Virginia Cooperative Extension, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg; M. Ray McKinnie, Administrator, 1890 Extension Program, Virginia State University, Petersburg.

Publication Date

July 28, 2016