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
Cannabis in British Columbia
Government of British Columbia, 2019
Cannabis in Canada
Government of Canada, 2019
Competitive Analysis and Market Position
BCAFM Strengthening Farmers' Markets Series Webinar #2 (Nov 2013)
Cosmetic Ingredient Hotlist – Prohibited and Restricted Ingredients
Government of Canada, 2018
Cosmetic Notification Form
Government of Canada, 2016
Cosmetic Regulations
Government of Canada, 2019
Cosmetic Regulations – Frequently Asked Questions
Government of Canada, 2015
Cosmetics – How to Complete a Cosmetic Notification Form
Government of Canada, 2017
Cosmetics – Notification of Cosmetics to Health Canada
Government of Canada, 2017
Cosmetics Labelling – Consumer Product Safety
Government of Canada, 2014
Cosmetics Legislation
Government of Canada, 2018
Establishing and Operating a Community Farmers’ Market
University of Kentucky College of Agriculture
Farm Visit Checklist – Template
BCAFM, 2019
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)
Labelling – General Principles for Labelling and Advertising
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Liquor & Cannabis Regulation Branch
Government of British Columbia, 2019
Liquor Control & Licensing Forms
Government of BC
Liquor Sales – Policy Directive Re: Expansion of (Farmers’) Market eligibility criteria
Liquor Control and Licensing Branch (October 2, 2015)
Liquor Sales – Policy Directive Re: Liquor sales at farmers’ markets
BC Liquor Control and Licensing Branch (June 21, 2014)
Liquor Sales at BC Farmers’ Markets – FAQ
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
Market Manager Training Manual
BC Association of Farmers' Markets (2010)
Marketing Your Farmers’ Market
BCAFM conference workshop with Whole Green Heart (2015)
Organic Certification – Q & A for Market Managers and Vendors
Canada Organic Trade Association / Think Canada Organic
Organic Certification Regulation Guidelines
BC Ministry of Agriculture (August 2019)
Organic Regulations Tool Kit for Farmers’ Market Managers
BC Association of Farmers’ Markets, BC Ministry of Agriculture (2018)
Putting it in writing: Getting started with policies and procedures
Charity Village (2013)
Sample – Haney Farmers Market Food Trucks and Concessions Vendor Application
Haney Farmers Market Society (2019)
Sample – Haney Farmers Market Youth Vendor Application
Haney Farmers Market Society (2019)
Sample – Mission City Farmers Market Backyard Gardener Agreement
Mission City Farmers Market (2012)
Sample – Penticton Farmers’ Market’s Policies, Rules and Regulations
Penticton Farmers’ Market Society (2019)
Sample – Squamish Farmers’ Market Jury Process
Squamish Farmers' Market Association (2012)
Sample – Squamish Farmers’ Market Winter Market Vendor Application
Squamish Farmers' Market Association (2012)
Sample – Vancouver Farmers Market Prepared Food Vendor Interest Form
Your Local Farmers Markets Society (2017)
Sample – Vancouver Farmers Market Primary Producer Vendor Interest Form
Your Local Farmers Markets Society (2019)
Sample – Vancouver Farmers Market Vendor Handbook
Your Local Farmers Markets Society (December 2018)
Sample – Wild Harvesting Vendor Best Practices from UBC Farmers’ Market Vendor Guide
UBC Farm Market Guide, Pg 11, 2019
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)
Vendor “I Speak” Language Sign
BC Association of Farmers' Markets
Waste Reduction & Compostable Packaging – Vendors Guide
Yellowknife Farmers' Markets, 2019
Waste Wise Farmers’ Market Handbook
Center for Urban Education About Sustainable Agriculture (2008)
Waste Wise Farmers’ Market Handbook
Center for Urban Education about Sustainable Agriculture, 2008
Workplace Bullying and Harassment: Resource tool kit
Work Safe BC
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