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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Agriculture–Population Linkage Data
Statistics Canada's 2016 Census of Agriculture (2018)
BC Food System Policy Database
Kwantlen Polytechnic University
Competitive Analysis and Market Position
BCAFM Strengthening Farmers' Markets Series Webinar #2 (Nov 2013)
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 Policy for Canada
Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food (2019)
Food Stats – Agriculture Division
Statistics Canada (2018)
Getting Good Data – How to and Why to Track Vendor Sales
BCAFM conference workshop with Comox Valley Farmers Market, Abbotsford Farm & Country Market (2015)
Planning for Successful Farmers’ Markets in Towns and Cities: Best Practices Guide for Municipalities
BC Association of Farmers’ Markets (2016)
Protecting BC’s Farmland
BCAFM conference workshop with University of Northern BC (2016)
Public Markets and Community Health: An Examination
Project for Public Spaces (2006)
Reimagining Your Market
BCAFM conference workshop with Slow Food USA (2017)
Sustainable Consumption for All: Improving the Accessibility of Sustainably-Produced Foods in Canada
Food Secure Canada (2019)
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)
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