Resource Library

Welcome to the Farmers Market Coalition Resource Library, an ever-growing database of resources for farmers, market managers and researchers. These resources were developed by a wide spectrum of organizations, agencies, and academic institutions, and we are grateful for the spirit of sharing which allows us to bring a variety of tools to your table in one searchable portal. We hope you find them useful and consider submitting resources of your own for the benefit of the farmers market community.

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2017 VERMONT FARMERS MARKET REPORT

Impact Reports | Management and Operations | State Association Development

This report summarizes the results of two surveys conducted in early 2018 that collected information on the 2017 summer market season.

By: Northeast Organic Farming Association of Vermont Published March 15, 2019 Publisher Website Link to Resource Publication

Strengthening Pittsburgh’s Farmers Markets

Management and Operations

A study, funded by the City of Pittsburgh and researched and developed by the Farmers Market Coalition, which recommends actions to improve Pittsburgh-area farmers markets. These actions will increase equitable access to fresh, affordable, and culturally appropriate food, promote healthy eating choices, and support regional food producers.

By: Farmers Market Coalition, City of Pittsburgh Published March 12, 2019 Link to Resource Strategic Plan

Mystery Shop

Customer base

Marketshare guide to conducting a mystery shop

Published March 10, 2019 Link to Resource Topical guides