BCAFM 2023 Board Nominations are NOW CLOSED

Hey Amazing Farmers’ Market Folks: BCAFM is seeking board members!

We have one (1) director position open. All positions are directors at large and are 3 year terms. The BCAFM board meets approximately 10 times per year via ZOOM, and when travelling is possible, in person once a year for a planning retreat and again in person at the BCAFM annual conference.

Applications Open: Thursday, December 15, 2022

Applications Close: On or before NOON Thursday, January 26, 2023. No exceptions. All 3 nomination requirements must be submitted on or before this deadline.

How to Submit a Nomination Package

The nomination package includes these three requirements:

  1. Online nomination application completed by applicant.
  2. Completed Farmers’ Market Endorsement Form, submitted to You can download the form here. Farmers’ market endorsement must be provided by the BCAFM member farmers’ market by way of vote.
  3. Minutes of the board meeting at which the candidate was nominated and approved by their farmers’ market board. Submit this to along with the completed Farmers’ Market Endorsement Form.

Without a completed nomination package, including completed online nomination application, farmers’ market endorsement form and a copy of the minutes, the nomination will not be accepted.


About the BCAFM Board

The BC Association of Farmers’ Markets (BCAFM) board of directors is seeking skilled leaders and people from the BC farmers’ market sector who want to have a role in shaping the future of farmers’ markets, communities, and food systems across British Columbia.

We are a passionate group who are enthusiastic about farmers’ markets and food security, governance and the responsibility that comes with it, and we work hard to ensure we are doing everything we can to support our members through our small and mighty staff team.

The BCAFM Board is committed to building diversity on our board and encourage applicants from all over British Columbia with diverse backgrounds, communities and lived experiences to apply. Please consider nominating your farmers’ market vendors, board members and volunteers for the BCAFM board.

We actively encourage applications from members of groups with historical and/or current barriers to equity, including, but not limited to:

  • First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples, and all other Indigenous peoples;
  • members of groups that commonly experience discrimination due to race, ancestry, colour, religion and/or spiritual beliefs, or place of origin;
  • persons with visible and/or invisible (physical and/or mental) disabilities; and
  • persons of marginalized sexual orientations, gender identities, and gender expressions.


Nomination applications must be submitted online on or before noon on Thursday, Jan. 26th, 2023.

If you have questions about the BCAFM board, please contact us at

Get to know BCAFM’s current board and staff HERE!