When Things Don’t Work: Some Insights into Why Farmers Markets Close

Boards, Mission, and Governance | Management and Operations | Surveys, Evaluation

This study looks at 53 farmers markets in Oregon and describes the dynamics of farmers’ market start-ups, closures, and manager turnover focusing on administrative revenue and labor. It examines the data of farmers’ markets that have closed and offers recommendations to enhance market success.

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Oregon State University Extension Service


Garry Stephenson, Larry Lev, & Linda Brewer


Published October 28, 2013 Publisher Website Link to Resource

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