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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Farmers Market By-laws Template

Boards, Mission, and Governance | Market Start-up and Development

A by-laws template from the University of Florida Extension for an incorporated farmers market.

Published October 29, 2013 Publisher Website Link to Resource By-laws

Organizational Details: Mission Statement

Boards, Mission, and Governance | Market Start-up and Development

This two-page marketshare describes the purpose and importance of a mission statement for a farmers market, offering tips for writing one and listing sample mission statements.

Published October 29, 2013 Publisher Website Link to Resource Mission Statement

By-laws of the Loudoun Valley Homgrown Markets Association

Boards, Mission, and Governance | Market Start-up and Development

An example of by-laws from the nonprofit Loudoun Valley Homegrown Markets Association.

Published October 29, 2013 Publisher Website Link to Resource By-laws