Get Involved at Our Conference

There are a number of ways to get involved at our upcoming annual conference, Rise Up: Working Together From Resiliency to Sustainability. You might consider sponsorship or volunteering. Learn more below.

Champion this vibrant and fast growing sector of 145+ farmers’ markets, thousands of entrepreneurs and hundreds of thousands of customers by becoming a BC Association of Farmers’ Markets conference sponsor.

Who We Are

Founded in 2000, the BC Association of Farmers’ Markets represents over 145 individual farmers’ markets across BC. We educate, engage and inspire people to create a vibrant farming sector in BC, one that nourishes and supports our communities and natural environment. We help people recognize there’s value in buying straight from the source.

Far and Wide Recognition

Sponsoring our conference comes with a wide array of benefits.

As a BC Association of Farmers’ Markets supporter you have the opportunity to gain exposure through social media, online via our website and email newsletters, on printed materials and signage at our events. We are open to discussing other possibilities for sponsorship, such as sponsoring specific events or sessions. We welcome you to get in touch with your ideas.


Contact: Peter Leblanc
Phone: 604.734.9797

We look forward to discussing potential opportunities with you!

Lend a hand as a volunteer and meet others in the farmers’ market community. Positions include: registration, workshop host, technical support, welcome reception, luncheon & Farmers’ Market Awards.

Volunteers who commit to over five hours receive 50% off conference admission. Volunteers who commit to over 10 hours receive free conference admission.

For more information on how to volunteer and the application please click here.

Conference Program Overview

Check out our exciting program comprised of trainings, workshops and networking opportunities.

See the Full Program