Kentucky Farmers’ Markets are important component of community development, providing an opportunity for all members of the community to interact socially and fmeconomically; They are retail market for small-scale and beginning farmers and are a food hub for aggregating and distributing to supply restaurants, farm to school programs, institutions, wholesalers and regional distributors.

Mission

The mission of the FMSP is to provide Kentucky Farmers’ Markets with the tools, resources and network development that enables them to provide a profitable market outlet for farmers, access to fresh food to all members of the community, a path to sustainability, and the creation of a grassroots base for public policy that supports local food system development.

Through collaborative resource providers, the FMSP will aggregate financial and technical support resources, toolkits, and workshops to create a comprehensive, holistic support system for Kentucky farmers’ markets.

Farmers Market Support Program Services

2017 Farmers’ Markets

41 markets have been selected for 2017’s program:

More information:

Learn about the 2018 FMSP Grant.

Find out how the Double Dollars Program helps farmers’ markets serve low-income populations.

Read the 2016 Farmers’ Market Support Program Report.

Read the 2015 Farmers’ Market Support Program Report.

Read the 2014 Farmers’ Market Support Program Report.

FMSP Tool Kit