Sample By-Laws, Policies, and Vendor Applications

Stacy November 10, 2013

A collection of sample documents from British Columbia Association of Farmers Markets (BCAFM) member markets; helpful examples of farmers market policies, regulations, vendor handbooks and vendor applications forms.

Farmers Market By-laws Template

Stacy October 29, 2013

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

By-laws of the Loudoun Valley Homgrown Markets Association


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

By-laws of Rural Mountain Producers Exchange (Fayetteville Farmers Market)


An example of by-laws for a market initiated and governed by producers.

Farmers Market Guide to Nonprofit Incorporation

Stacy October 25, 2013

Published by  the Farmers’ Market Federation of New York, this guide is designed to provide an overview for farmers markets which may be considering becoming a not-for-profit, 501(c)3 entity, providing step by step guide for market managers and boards that are contemplating non-profit tax exempt status.