Register for VAFMA’s Market Manager Certification Program- Jan. 25th- April 26th

      Posted On: January 11, 2019

VAFMA’s Market Manager Certification Program is right around the corner!


Farmers market management requires a wide range of knowledge & skills to create a profitable market for farmers, a vibrant and diverse shopping experience for consumers, and a market that engages community partners. Market Managers have requested comprehensive training and we have heard your voices. The Virginia Farmers Market Association (VAFMA) is excited to announce a curriculum offered through a 14-week interactive, engaging, student-centered learning experience addressing real-world market issues. This certification program will train market managers in best practices on the following topics:

  • The Role of Market Manager
  • Market Rules, Policies, and Governance
  • Market Operations: Accounting, Sales & Expenses, SNAP
  • Conflict Management
  • Special Events: Planning
  • Marketing and Social Media
  • Grant Writing and Fundraising
  • Market Data & Reporting
  • Food Safety at the Market

For more information, go to VAFMA’s certification page and register.