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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Farm Inspection Report Templates

Farm Inspection and Enforcement

This suite of inspection resources from the Farmers’ Market Federation of New York includes the powerpoint ‘Inspections on a Shoestring’ as well as inspection templates for farms, orchards, and processed food businesses.

By: Bernadette Martin Published October 29, 2013 Publisher Website Link to Resource FormPresentation

Flipchart of Emergency Procedures for your Farmers Market

Management and Operations

This thorough template for an emergency flipchart contains an incident report form, emergency evacuation procedures, and steps top deal with fire, tornado, and other unforeseen events. Also includes a risk mitigation checklist. Developed by the Michigan Farmers Market Association.

Published October 29, 2013 Publisher Website Link to Resource Form

New City Market Business Feasibility Study

Management and Operations | Market Start-up and Development | Vendor Fees and Market Finances

This resource offers the Canadian New City Market’s detailed financial model for establishing costs and benefits for individual business units. The report offers research and community engagement suggestions for future services and infrastructure. This source is a helpful model for analyzing and planning the economic future of any farmers market.

Published October 29, 2013 Publisher Website Link to Resource Feasibility Study