North Carolina Farmers Market Census

Alex Canepa May 2, 2024

North Carolina Farmers Market Network (NCFMN): The mission of the North Carolina Farmers Market Network (NCFMN) is to work with and for farmers market communities to create a thriving network of marketplaces for local food and farm products through education, innovative services, programs and partnerships, including providing resources to support historically underserved populations.

Purpose Defined: Developing a Market Mission Statement

Stacy November 11, 2013

This FMC webinar discusses reasons why a market needs to define its purpose, including helping to attract partners, vendors, and assist board with management. This webinar gives organizations a head start on creating a mission statement, offering a variety of examples from around the country of markets started with different goals in mind. Presenter: Darlene…

Neighborhood Farmers Market Alliance Mission Statement

Stacy October 29, 2013

The NFM’s mission is “to support and strengthen Washington’s small farms and farming families  by creating and operating vibrant, successful neighborhood farmers markets. We provide direct sales opportunities for 100 of our region’s small farms, provide healthy produce to city residents, and educate consumers about local agriculture.”

Organizational Details: Mission Statement


This two-page marketshare describes the purpose and importance of a mission statement for a farmers market, offering tips for writing one and listing sample mission statements.