Marketing

Make the Most of CNG

Use our marketing checklist to make sure you're getting the most out of your certification!
*You can also download this checklist as a PDF.

checkbox.png  Complete your profile and be featured on Certified Naturally Grown’s homepage. Take advantage of this free publicity! To be eligible you'll need to add pictures and text to your farm’s online profile. How to Update Your Profile.

 

checkbox.png  Let your customers know that you are CNG. Mention your new certification in your newsletter, tell your customers when you see them, use signs or hand outs, spread the word on social media (be sure to find us on Twitter and Facebook)! We've assembled some helpful tips to help you talk about CNG.

 

checkbox.png  Post the CNG logo on your website or blog. Click here to download a color image of the logo, or email [email protected] for a vector file. 

 

checkbox.png  Make sure your farm is listed in your region’s local food guide and indicate that it's CNG. Ask the publisher to include information about CNG and an image of our logo in the guide. 

 

checkbox.png  Get featured in your local or regional newspaper. Local papers are always looking for content and readers love to hear about farms! Take a look at some examples and our template to get inspired.

 

checkbox.png  Suggest that your farmers market require some kind of certificationSeveral markets have taken this step to better serve their customers seeking food that is both local and grown sustainably. For a list of farmers markets that require some type of certification, click here. If your preferred market isn't listed, here are some tips to help you talk about CNG with your market manager. 

 

checkbox.png  Use the map on our website to connect with other CNG producers in your areaRelationships with other CNG members are useful in arranging inspections, and can be a great source of knowledge and support. Find other members on the CNG map

 

checkbox.png  Use CNG marketing materials: produce stickers, signs, or informational cards. To purchase marketing materials, visit the online store. See examples of our marketing materials below. 

 


Show Your Pride

Supporters of our grassroots movement can show their pride with fun stickers, temporary tattoos, embroidered patches, CNG T-shirts, and more! 

CNG farmers: highlight your CNG certification with logo stickers, twist ties, a laminated certificate, and custom signs. To view these items in the CNG store, you must be logged in to your CNG account. The marketing materials are only available to CNG certified producers. 

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Twist Ties

CNG Twist Ties
Twist ties come in bundles of 500 in 12" and 18" lengths.

 
Colorful twist ties help your produce stand out at the market.

Signs and Posters 

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Show your pride when presenting your farm products. 

 

 

CNG Canvas Banner
Our Canvas Banner enhances your market display.

 

Logo Stickers 

CNG Sticker Label
Our logo stickers look great
on signs.
 


They also spiff up jars and containers or can go directly on produce. These come into two sizes - 1.5" and 0.75" diameter.

 

Share photos of your marketing materials in action and tag #CNGproud!

 CNG Branding

CNG Stickers and Patches are Available to Farmers and Friends

Bumper Stickers

CNG Bumper Stickers

Get one of each or a bunch to share.

 


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Put some pride on your truck!
(Or your cooler, tractor, or water bottle)!

Embroidered Patch, Tag Sticker

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Put one on your cap, jacket, backpack or bee suit!   Tag stickers look great on a phone, bicycle, laptop, or water bottle.

Going to an event? Print and share this flyer or order some printed Farmer Brochures in the CNG store

CNG T-Shirts

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T-shirts are printed on-demand, according to your choice of design, shirt type, size, and color. 

Click here to order CNG T-shirts on our partner's website

CNG farmers may order marketing materials, too. All items except T-Shirts can be purchased in the CNG store. If you prefer to pay by check, use this Order Form

Videos

We have three new videos to help introduce CNG to your customers! Share them on your website, social media channels, in your newsletter, and elsewhere:

8 minute video

60 second video

30 second video