Resources - Farmers Markets

“Market Minute” Video – Bethlehem Farmers Market

This mid-week farmers market has just completed its 12th season.

Creating a Farmers Market Living Lab

The Historic Lewes Farmers Market in Delaware Asked the “What can we do to increase sales and attendance at our market?” and here is what they found. HLFM-Report-spreads

Mystery Shop Tool

Mystery shops are common practice in large retail companies; some corporations have a mystery shop done each month at each location. It is a very useful tool to learn what the shopper sees and experiences. MF-Mystery Shop

The Psychographics of Direct To Consumer Sales

Darlene Wolnik focuses on the world of “retail anthropology” and how to understand the demographics and behavior of shoppers. Here is the “mystery shopper” tool refereed to in the webinar: MF-Mystery Shop  

Social Media For Your Farmers Market


“Are You Crazy?!” Visiting Markets in Transition

Each year I host a bus tour of retail farm markets called the “Are You Crazy?! Retail Farm Market Bus Tour. We pick a region and visit markets over a one or two day period at the height of the season (that’s why it’s called “Are You Crazy”). All the folks on the bus own […]

“Market Minute” – Dupont Circle Farmers Market

Anchor Vendors: Who Are They

Disaster Resources

The Farmers Market Coalition has resources to help prepare and recover from weather events.

Washington State Farmers Market Manual


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