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.

Canada Revenue Agency
Government of Canada
Competitive Analysis and Market Position
BCAFM Strengthening Farmers' Markets Series Webinar #2 (Nov 2013)
Cosmetic, Soap and Body Products
BCAFM conference workshop with Creston Valley Farmers' Market, Bodylove Bathworks (2016)
Develop Your Marketing Plan
BCAFM Strengthening Farmers' Markets Series Webinar #5 (April 2014)
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)
Food Co-ops, Online Marketplaces and Farmers’ Markets
BCAFM conference workshop with Cowichan Valley Co-operative Marketplace (2015)
Food Systems Thinking – FEED Comox Valley: Institutional Supply Chains
BCAFM conference workshop with FEED Comox Valley (2015)
Food Systems Thinking: Leveraging Connections to Transform Our Food Systems
BCAFM conference workshop with BC Food Systems Network (2015)
Strategies for Market Diversification Through Institutional Selling: UBC Farm
BCAFM conference workshop with the Centre for Sustainable Food Systems at UBC Farm (2016)
The Core Business of Farmers’ Markets
BCAFM Strengthening Farmers' Markets Series Webinar #1 (Nov 2013)
When Things Don’t Work: Some Insights into Why Farmers’ Markets Close
Oregon State University (2006)