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Eight tips for farmers marekts

 


ERIN SCHOENBERG

Project associate

Center for Rural Affairs

Are you a part of your local farmers market, as a customer, vendor, manager, cheerleader or funder? Markets carry great tradition and whatever your current or future role is, here are some tips and experiences from managers and staff, for National Farmers Market Week, Aug. 2 to 8.

1. Markets need to be dependable and well-advertised—day of week, time of market and location should be established, well-known and consistent.

2. A core group of vendors is important; customers want to know what to expect, and vendors see more consiste...



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