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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BCAFM Farmers’ Market Membership Policy
(November 3, 2018)
Canada Revenue Agency
Government of Canada
Competitive Analysis and Market Position
BCAFM Strengthening Farmers' Markets Series Webinar #2 (Nov 2013)
Creating Effective Leadership Through Better Governance
BCAFM Strengthening Farmers' Markets Series Webinar #6 (Feb 2014)
Effective Leadership Through Better Governance: A Board Governance Training Manual
BC Association of Farmers’ Markets (2016)
Establishing and Operating a Community Farmers’ Market
University of Kentucky College of Agriculture
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)
Getting Good Data – How to and Why to Track Vendor Sales
BCAFM conference workshop with Comox Valley Farmers Market, Abbotsford Farm & Country Market (2015)
Guidebook to Indigenous Protocol
Indigenous Corporate Training Inc. (2019)
Guidelines for the Sale of Foods at Temporary Food Markets
BC Centre for Disease Control (2016)
Liquor Sales at Farmers’ Markets
As of June 21, 2014, beer, wine, cider and spirits can be sampled and sold alongside fresh fruits and veggies at BC farmers’ markets
Organic Certification Regulation Guidelines
BC Ministry of Agriculture (August 2019)
Putting it in writing: Getting started with policies and procedures
Charity Village (2013)
Sample – Penticton Farmers’ Market’s Policies, Rules and Regulations
Penticton Farmers’ Market Society (2019)
Sample – Vancouver Farmers Market Vendor Handbook
Your Local Farmers Markets Society (December 2018)
Strategic Organizational Planning
BCAFM Strengthening Farmers' Markets Series Webinar #7 (March 2014)
The Core Business of Farmers’ Markets
BCAFM Strengthening Farmers' Markets Series Webinar #1 (Nov 2013)
Workplace Bullying and Harassment: Resource tool kit
Work Safe BC
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