Monika Roth

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During Monika Roth’s three decades of experience in the farmers market field, she has been directly involved in the startup of NAFDMA and the Farmers Market Federation of New York, and has counseled and advised numerous markets across the United States, Canada, and the UK. In addition to her current position as Agricultural Extension Operator with Cornell Cooperative Extension, she is currently serving in her 30th year as an advisor to the Ithaca Farmers Market. In all of these activities, she applies a long term perspective on the future of farmers markets to help ensure that markets evolve to changing social conditions so they can “stay relevant and reach their full potential” for years to come.