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.

BCAFM Farmers’ Market Membership Policy
(November 3, 2018)
Establishing and Operating a Community Farmers’ Market
University of Kentucky College of Agriculture
Farmers’ Market Insurance
BCAFM farmers' market members are eligible to access group rates on Farmers’ Market Commercial General Liability Insurance and Farmers’ Market Directors and Officers Insurance
Guidelines for the Sale of Foods at Temporary Food Markets
BC Centre for Disease Control (2016)
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
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)
Market Manager Training Manual
BC Association of Farmers' Markets (2010)
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)
Survive or Thrive? A Small Market Forum
BCAFM conference workshop with Lytton Two Rivers Market, WoodGrain Farm (2015)
The Core Business of Farmers’ Markets
BCAFM Strengthening Farmers' Markets Series Webinar #1 (Nov 2013)
Waste Reduction & Compostable Packaging – Vendors Guide
Yellowknife Farmers' Markets, 2019
Waste Wise Farmers’ Market Handbook
Center for Urban Education about Sustainable Agriculture, 2008