We help agricultural small business owners grow their business online through generating a source of knowledge about new-media marketing for rural-based businesses.
Lessons From COVID-19:

Positioning regional food supply chains for future pandemics, natural disasters and human-made crises

Boosted: Could Your Business Use A Boost Online?

It is no secret that the internet is a big place that is continuing to grow. In today’s times it is so important for small businesses to have a presence online…

Marketing in a Digital Era Toolkit

The Center for Rural Enterprise Engagement (CREE) along with partners created a marketing manual to help the agriculture sector develop a successful marketing plan. 

About Us

The Center for Rural Enterprise Engagement (CREE) is an issue-focused transdisciplinary center that serves as a knowledge generator and source of research-based knowledge about new-media marketing. CREE works in a combined effort to enable rural and agriculture-based businesses to flourish in ever-changing environments, while fostering positive changes to rural livelihood.


Whether your business is a garden center, a direct-to-consumer family farm, a clothing shop on main street, fruit or vegetable stand, or anything in between, this season may seem challenging to get your products into the hands of consumers, due to the national social distancing recommendations for COVID-19.