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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Questions and Coffee LIVE with Richard McCarthy

SNAP/EBT and Nutrition Programs

Richard McCarthy of Think Like Pirates went  LIVE! On Feb 25th, we started our morning off with Questions and Coffee—a Facebook Live event. We talked with Richard about his recent paper with FMC: “The Origins of Incentives” and took live questions from viewers.

Missed the fun? Enjoy the recording of the live conversation below. Stay up to date with more events like this on the FMC upcoming events page. Make sure to like our Facebook page to find out about our next Questions and Coffee live event!

Published March 04, 2021 Presentationvideo

Farmers markets as a strategy for improving food environments pp 54-60

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) | Evaluation | Farm Business and Marketing | Food Justice | Public Policies | SNAP/EBT and Nutrition Programs

When designed effectively, supported by knowledge and an
understanding of the food-environment concept, government
policy and fiscal measures can positively influence what food
is available to consumers and lead to healthier dietary choices.
The food-environment concept, for example, has been crucial
to understanding and tackling food insecurity and food apartheid, as
described in this chapter.

By: Ben Feldman, Darlene Wolnik Published February 25, 2021 Publisher Website Publication

Fundraising for Farmers Markets During Covid-19

COVID-19 | Customer base | Funding and Grants | Promotion, Outreach, and Special Events

On overview of the challenges of fundraising during Covid-19, successful approaches, and lessons learned.

By: Nancy Staisey Published February 24, 2021 Publisher Website Link to Resource Presentation