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Category: Management and Operations
Available literature on farmers markets in and around the City of Pittsburgh and reports on regional food and farming efforts were reviewed for this paper, focusing on studies of farmers markets in the City of Pittsburgh or production analysis across the region. Relevant research on farmers markets and market networks from across the U.S. was also examined to uncover best practices and operational solutions for a wide variety of markets.
Chapter 4 of the Washington State Farmers Market Management Toolkit
Sample Job Description from the Farmers Market Federation of NY
This report summarizes the results of two surveys conducted in early 2018 that collected information on the 2017 summer market season.
A study, funded by the City of Pittsburgh and researched and developed by the Farmers Market Coalition, which recommends actions to improve Pittsburgh-area farmers markets. These actions will increase equitable access to fresh, affordable, and culturally appropriate food, promote healthy eating choices, and support regional food producers.
This guide is intended to assist Farmers Market Managers, both new and existing in obtaining the proper zoning and health permits.
The City of Philadelphia’s guide to city services and requirements of farmers market operators.
Darlene Wolnik’s 2018 ppt for PA Farm Link’s Lunch & Learn’s series
This booklet is the result of asking the question, “What can we do to increase sales and attendance at our market?”, reports the results from using our market as a “living lab” to systematically test ideas to answer this question.