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.

Accessibility Project Grant
Disability Alliance BC
Arts BC
Useful links for non-profits, grants, and more
BC Traceability Funding Programs
The goal of the Programs is to increase the adoption of traceability systems, practices, technologies and infrastructure across the agrifood and seafood sectors, enabling businesses to meet existing and emerging market and regulatory requirements.
Canadian Experiences Fund
National program that support communities across Canada as they create, improve or enhance tourism products, facilities and experiences - including culinary and farm-to-table experiences.
Community Spaces Funding – Co-op
Co-op awards $2 million to projects across Western Canada every year. Categories include Recreation, Environmental Conservation, and Urban Agriculture.
Economic Disaster Preparedness and Recovery
BC Economic Development Association (BCEDA)
Economic Disaster Recovery Program – Resources for Businesses
BC Economic Development Association (BCEDA) (2018)
Imagine Canada
Fundraising information from Sector Source, a project of Imagine Canada and the legacy of the Nonprofit Library and Risk Management and Insurance and Liability Resource Centre
Local Food Infrastructure Fund – Infrastructure and Equipment Improvement Projects
Government of Canada, 2019
Music BC Travel Grants
Music BC Travel Grants provide assistance to BC based artists to participate in touring and showcasing initiatives domestically and internationally, and BC based companies and individuals undertaking business travel activities in support of the BC music community.
Working with Local Governments 101
BCAFM conference workshop with Creston Valley Farmers Market, Creston City Councillor (2015)