Welcome to the Farmers Market Coalition Resource Library, an ever-growing database of resources for farmers market operators, organizations that support farmers markets, 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.
In addition to this resource library, FMC curates The Farm Direct Nutrition Incentives Guide Site, a comprehensive library of resources for the people who run SNAP/EBT and nutrition incentives at farmers markets, farm stands, CSAs and mobile markets. If you are looking for information related to SNAP and nutrition incentives, you’ll find some resources here, and many more at the Farm Direct Nutrition Incentive Library. Learn more and explore the site at farmdirectincentives.guide
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- Anti-Racism Work (25)
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- Emergency Response (61)
- Evaluation (106)
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- Farm Inspection and Enforcement (27)
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- Promotion, Outreach, and Special Events (73)
- Public Policies (37)
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- SNAP/EBT and Nutrition Programs (117)
- State Association Development (14)
- Vendor Fees and Market Finances (14)
- Webinars (27)
How to Grow Your Incentive Program: A Toolkit for Wholesome Wave’s National Nutrition Incentive Network
Aimed to help existing nutrition programs achieve greater success, this guide walks through goals, marketing, partnerships, fundraising, evaluation and innovation strategies. In addition to providing thorough information and many examples in a visually-appealing way, it suggests additional resources to dive even deeper.
A one-page FAQ from Wholesome Wave Georgia geared at potential nutrition incentive customers and vendors, this straightforward piece could be a model for other markets, regions, or states to clearly communicate their programs to the public.
This Mystery Shopping form, from MarketUmbrella, can be used at farmers markets the way retail companies send mystery shoppers to assess their experience. This form can be used or adapted for other markets.