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Old 05-25-2011, 06:30 AM   #1
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Default Why pre-order from somewhere besides a farm?

I am just curious why so many pre-order and order from places like northern brewer and midwest supplies. It just seems to me that it would be better in every conceivable way to order direct from a farm. Do the homebrew suppliers offer something extra that ordering direct from a farm doesn't?


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Old 05-25-2011, 11:27 AM   #2
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Perhaps it is just more convienent for a Customer to one stop shop and to save on the shipping charges?

However I did order farm direct.

Just my .02


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Old 05-25-2011, 11:29 AM   #3
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Maybe the farms don't want to or can't sell small amounts directly to people. Just a thought.
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Old 05-25-2011, 02:33 PM   #4
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I got 2 rhyzomes from the same place (freshops.com) Northern Brewer gets them from after NB was sold out. I'll just go direct from now on.
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Old 05-25-2011, 06:39 PM   #5
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I wondered why people do that as well. my 1st rhizomes i got from my lhbs. only 1 outa 5 grew. the next year i got 11 from freshops.com all 10 grew and 3yrs later still going like gangbusters.
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Old 05-25-2011, 06:53 PM   #6
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+1 for freshops.com


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