Category: Insurance, Liability, and Licensing

Farmers’ Market Manager Training Manual (New York)

Boards, Mission, and Governance | Farm Inspection and Enforcement | Food Safety and Handling | Funding and Grants | Insurance, Liability, and Licensing | Management and Operations | Promotion, Outreach, and Special Events | Rules and Vendor Applications | SNAP/EBT and Nutrition Programs | Vendor Fees and Market Finances

This 216 page manual from the Farmers’ Market Federation of New York describes the role of market managers and provides checklists, sample policies, worksheets, and other hands-on tools to help managers start markets, build market communities, and harness the power of these communities to sustain the markets and their local food systems.

 

Published October 25, 2013 Publisher Website Download Resource

Organizing and Maintaining your Farmers Market, 2nd Edition (Vermont)

Boards, Mission, and Governance | Insurance, Liability, and Licensing | Management and Operations | Market Start-up and Development | Rules and Vendor Applications | SNAP/EBT and Nutrition Programs | Vendor Fees and Market Finances

Published by the Northeast Organic Farming Association of Vermont, this is a complete guide to farmers market start-up and maintenance is an essential resource for market managers and organizers, including particular details for agencies and regulations in Vermont.

Organizing and Maintaining your Farmers Market, 2nd Edition PDF 

Published October 25, 2013 Publisher Website Download Resource

Producer Liability: Understanding & Communicating Vendors’ Risks and Insurance Needs

Food Safety and Handling | Insurance, Liability, and Licensing

The second webinar in a series of four about insurance and farmers markets, focusing on insurance issues that apply specifically to producers, with recommendations about how manager can communicate these needs to their vendors.

Published October 22, 2013 Publisher Website Download Resource Presentation

Making the Most of Your Market Insurance Policy & Minimizing Market Liability Risk

Insurance, Liability, and Licensing

This webinar presentation focuses upon the importance of purchasing general liability insurance and the different questions to consider when making such a purchase. Presenters include Jim Coleman, Doug Bollman, Eileen Nichols, and Drew Love.

Published October 22, 2013 Publisher Website Download Resource Presentation