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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Virginia Farmers Market Association Resources

Market Start-up and Development

VAFMA has compiled and categorized highly useful resources for market managers and staff to aid in regulating and running market. Via on their website resources page, information, guides, tips, posts, and presentations are broken down into:

  1. Building Market Success
  2. Market Manager Development
  3. Food Access Impact
  4. Food Safety
  5. Outreach & Social Media
  6. Market Programs


Published March 29, 2018

The Care and Feeding of the News Media

Promotion, Outreach, and Special Events

Newspapers and broadcast media have a voracious appetite. They’re always hungry for content. But you can help because you have what they need and want. You have stories, and stories are their stock in trade.

By: Phil Easily Published March 27, 2018 Publisher Website Newsletter, Article/Story

Health Insurance for Farmers markets

Insurance, Liability, and Licensing

Enrollment platform for Health, Dental, Vision, Life and Disability Insurance – new government regs allow small companies to band together to purchase health insurance at lower prices.

Published March 26, 2018 Web Application