Welcome to Idea Garden Marketing


We are a full service marketing company specializing in the produce industry with more than 25 years of combined experience. Our goal is to help your business grow! Whether you’re looking for an agency of record or need assistance with a specific promotion or campaign, we have the experience and passion to help you succeed. We offer a variety of marketing services including marketing and advertising, website design, social media marketing, online advertising, public relations and event planning.

At Idea Garden Marketing, we work directly with you as partners. We provide exceptional service that will exceed your expectations on time and on budget. With a little out-of-the-box thinking and a lot of creativity, the sky is the limit to growing your brand and your profits!


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Our Team

John Avola

CEO/Managing Partner

John leads the digital side of the business focusing on website design, social media and everything in between.

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Kim Avola

Managing Partner

With 13 years of experience, she leads the traditional side of the business focusing on strategy and planning, branding, and everything in between.

Meet Kim…

Karin White

Marketing Strategist

Karin joined Idea Garden Marketing in 2015, bringing eight years of experience in marketing and four years within the industry.

Meet Karin…

Office Staff

Molly & Zoe

We love our crew, but let’s be honest – there’s nothing better than office staff that can’t talk back.

What makes us different?

We value our clients as much as you value your customers, so listening to your needs and building relationships with you is important to us. We believe good business is built on trust and integrity. We bring experience, talent, and thoughtfulness to the table, and promise to care for your brand like it’s our own.

We promise to deliver on time, on budget, and on point with your objectives. We are up-to-date on the latest industry trends and provide cutting-edge strategies that will result in growing your business and developing positive relationships with your customers. After all, you wouldn’t be successful without them!

Our Services


Every great campaign needs to be supported by quality advertising. It’s the best way to reach your target audeince at the right time. We’ll work with you through our creative process and by the end you’ll have an advertising plan proven for success.

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Marketing isn’t about telling customers who you are; it’s about listening to what they want. Your customers expect personal relationships. We have a wide range of services to accommodate your marketing needs.

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All Things Digital

It’s important to connect all your digital channels to create a seamless user experience. By placing your business at the center of the digital marketing mix, you’ll be on the cutting-edge of the produce industry.

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Public Relations & Events

Public Relations can be one of the most important assets of your brand, not only allowing you to connect and develop recognition and relationships within the industry, but also with your current and potential customers.

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Fresh Marketing Academy™



Fresh Marketing Academy™ is a webinar series that provides sales and marketing training specific to the produce industry. The program is designed to help produce professionals effectively reach your target audience, increase sales and measure return on investment.


Attendees will be trained in a variety of areas covered under the topics of social media, website design, search engine optimization, online advertising and email marketing. Each class is presented via a live 60-minute interactive webinar where participants can share ideas and communicate with each other in realtime.

The registration fee includes access to all five courses. One registration is applicable to all employees in the same company. All classes are recorded and available for viewing on your own time. Course materials are also included.


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We’d love to hear from you! Whether you’re looking for more information, need a proposal for one of our services, or maybe you’d just like to say hi… we’re here to help. You can reach us by completing the form below, emailing us at info@ideagardenmarketing.com. or calling 407-493-0215.

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