2019 Farmers Market Toolkit

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Stage 1: STARTING A MARKET

In this section you will find resources on how to start a farmers market from scratch. 

OVERVIEW:  Farmers Market Feasibility Guide, Farmers Market Training Manual, Resources for Market Start-UP & Development, and a step by step guide to getting your market moving.

To view the complete section of Starting a Market, click here.

Stage 2: OPERATING A MARKET

In this section you will find resources on how to promote your market, grow a volunteer base, start a kids club and plan events.

OVERVIEW: Marketing, promotion, advertising, event planning, volunteers, & starting a kids club

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Stage 3: GROWING A MARKET

Once your market is a stable business, there are many ways you can grow your market by hiring a market manager, developing community partners, creating a “Friends of the Market”, securing grant funding, business training for your vendors and reaching out to new income populations.

OVERVIEW: Hiring a manager, developing community partners, fundraising, grants, creating a “Friends of the Market”, vendor growth, low-income outreach, & more!

To view the complete section of Starting a Market, click here.