2013 report analyzing Vermont farmers markets’ SNAP, FMNP and incentive systems. Report funded by Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets (VAAFM) and NOFA-VT.
This resource offers the Canadian New City Market’s detailed financial model for establishing costs and benefits for individual business units. The report offers research and community engagement suggestions for future services and infrastructure. This source is a helpful model for analyzing and planning the economic future of any farmers market.
This strategic plan, and stakeholder input profiles, were published in 2011 after the City of Urbana facilitated a first-ever strategic planning process to assist in planning the Market’s growth and future. The market strategic plan was then updated in 2016.
This study outlines market feasibility for Grand Rapids. Analyzing local food supply and the best possible locations for farmers markets, the study provides an example for conducting research while also supplying innovative market ideas.
The study identifies and makes recommendations on key elements needed to increase Kentucky farm products’ share in Louisville’s food market system. Such elements include effective logistics and distribution strategy and/or facilities, processing centers, consolidated modern cooling facilities, new retail outlets and farmers markets, or collaborative marketing channels.
The report is an in-depth study of current market conditions, including supply and demand. It examines characteristics of successful markets, identifies underserved areas, analyzes the markets’ economic impact, and offers recommendations for an expanded City role in fostering market growth. All Portland market managers, more than 50 local farmers, and peer communities were consulted.The report…