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Home  >  Local Food Systems  >   Farmers Markets: Marketing and Business Guide (Summary)

Farmers Markets: Marketing and Business Guide


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By Janet Bachmann

Published 2008

Updated 2014

© NCAT

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24 pages


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Introduction

The number of farmers markets has increased dramatically in the U.S. during the past two decades. This publication is a resource for those who want to organize a farmers market, to improve an existing market, or to increase their sales.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Organizing a new market
Personal success at a farmers market
Promoting your market
Evaluating your market
Strength in numbers: state associations
Additional Resources
Appendix 1: Market rules that work
Appendix 2: Mystery shopping at the Crescent City Farmers Market
Appendix 3: Farmers market vendor evaluation
Appendix 4: SWOT analysis worksheet
Appendix 5: Services offered by a state association
Appendix 6: State farmers market associations

Note: Digital downloads are in full color. Printed, mailed copies are only available in black & white.

 

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