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Category: Rules and Vendor Applications
Lakes Area Farmers’ Market Rules and Procedures
The Washington State Farmers Market Management Toolkit provides timely information, tips, and templates to help market managers navigate the increasing demands they face. We hope to cut your learning curve, share best practices, and adapt the excellent existing resources to your market.
Each chapter includes downloadable tools in Word or Excel that you can tailor to your market needs. The Toolkit is designed to be added to and updated in real time. Please send us your recommendations and suggested improvements. The Toolkit is available both online and as a binder from the WSFMA thanks to support from the USDA Farmers Market Promotion Program.
This Toolkit is dedicated to Washington State’s indefatigable farmers market staff, boards, volunteers, sponsors, and farmers and other vendors who are working hard to support local farms, grow good food for families, and make our communities brighter.
View the Toolkit Here: http://www.wafarmersmarkettoolkit.org/
Farm to City’s November 2014 update to their policy on weighing tents down to prevent them from being flipped over by wind gusts.
This one page assessment form can be used by producers when evaluating and comparing different farmers markets as outlets for their products.
A collection of sample documents from British Columbia Association of Farmers Markets (BCAFM) member markets; helpful examples of farmers market policies, regulations, vendor handbooks and vendor applications forms.
This excerpt from the Portland Farmers Market vendor policy guidebook includes some good tips for producers new to farmers makets, and may serve as a good template for other markets to offer guidance to new vendors.
A form created by the Portland Farmers Market for vendors their concerns about market operations, vendor policies, or other vendors’ compliance with market rules. Requires vendors to specifically reference the market policy clause with which they have a concern.
Market Umbrella offers insight into how to recruit vendors for your market including tips on careful selection of vendors and balancing supply and demand.
This application for the Davis Farmers Market is provided for potential vendors of processed foods that are prepared off-site.
This 2 page document includes relevant policies for potential crafters at the Davis Farmers Market as well as an application form.