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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PCFMA- Cultivating a Strategy for Social Media Success

PCFMA was awarded a 2017 Farmers Market Promotion Program (FMPP) grant from the USDA for a project entitled “Multi-Channel and Multi-Generational Marketing Strategies to Engage Farmers’ Market Shoppers.” The goal of the project is to develop best practices for using email, social media and text messaging to inform and motivate farmers’ market shoppers. Ten months into the project, PCFMA has developed recommended best practices for engaging farmers’ market shopper via social media. These eight steps have allowed PCFMA to increase its reach on Facebook by 82% over the past four years.

Published October 19, 2018 Publisher Website

Understanding Anchor Vendors

Management and Operations

Darlene Wolnik’s 2018 ppt for PA Farm Link’s Lunch & Learn’s series

By: Darlene Wolnik Published September 26, 2018 Publisher Website Presentation

VAFMA Disaster Recovery Resources

VAFMA Disaster Recovery Resources

Includes:

Documenting Disaster Losses

What Help is Available for What Type of Disaster Losses?

Disaster Unemployment Assistance (FEMA)

Farm Service Agency Disaster Assistance Programs at a Glance

Common Stages of Disaster Recovery

Published September 26, 2018