Celebrating Farmers Markets

In this episode, airing on National Farmers Market week (August 4 -10), Tammy Howard, agriculture specialist at NCAT’s Rocky Mountain West office in Butte, Montana, talks with Ben Feldman, interim director of the Farmers Market Coalition, a national organization representing farmers markets. Tammy and Ben discuss the important role that farmers markets play as business incubators and their economic impact in rural and urban communities. They also discuss some of the resources available to help farmers and farmers markets be successful.

For more information on this topic, you can contact Tammy Howard directly at tammyh@ncat.org.

ATTRA resources:

Tips for Selling at Farmers Markets

Farmers Markets: Marketing and Business Guide

Low-Income Local Food Access – Podcast

Farmers Market Coalition website

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