Tools & Resources Database

Our crop of tools and resources have been harvested from many sources and compiled here to help you cultivate and grow your farmers’ market and business. Whether you are a board member, market manager, or vendor, you will find a wide variety of useful reports, links, videos, and other documents to explore.

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Creating Accessible & Welcoming Events at BC Farmers’ Markets: The Mid-Autumn Harvest Festival Case Study
BC Association of Farmers’ Markets; hua foundation (2018)
Economic and Social Benefits Study
BC Association of Farmers’ Markets; University of Northern BC (2012)
Economic and Social Benefits Study – Final Report
BC Association of Farmers’ Markets; University of Northern BC (2012)
Economic and Social Benefits Study – Summary Report
BC Association of Farmers’ Markets; University of Northern BC (2012)
Effective Leadership Board Governance – A Board Governance Training Manual [PDF]
BC Association of Farmers' Markets; Vancity (2016)
Effective Leadership Through Better Governance: A Board Governance Training Manual [Paper copy]
BC Association of Farmers’ Markets; Vancity (2016)
Ensuring Product Transparency: Toolkit for BC Farmers’ Markets
Tabitha McLoughlin and the BC Association of Farmers' Markets (2020)
Farmers Market Co-Operatives – A Guide to Starting a Farmers’ Marketing Co-op
BC Association of Farmers’ Markets; Vancity (2019)
Farmers Marketing Co-Operatives and Farm Collectives – Market Manager’s Guide
BC Association of Farmers’ Markets; Vancity (2019)
Market Manager Job Posting Sample
This sample job posting is provided by the BC Association of Farmers’ Markets to serve as a guide for member markets’ hiring a market manager. It was adapted from a posting by The Junction Farmers’ Market and BCAFM content. PLEASE NOTE: Content is provided for sample purposes only - please adjust according to your own needs.
Planning for Successful Farmers’ Markets in Towns and Cities: Best Practices Guide for Municipalities
BC Association of Farmers’ Markets (2016)
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