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Advice for managing a farmers market

publication date: May 1, 2016
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Getting a farmers market started from the ground up isn’t an easy task. It takes lots of coordination between market stakeholders, your municipality and other vested parties to create bylaws, establish rules, regulations, find a suitable location, and of course find farmers to sell at your market. Once your market is established, the work doesn’t end there and you’ll need more than just a passion for local food and farming to keep your market afloat. Farmers market organizations across the country employ these tactics to create vibrant markets and, in a nutshell, here are a few of the tips, tricks and strategies that market managers anywhere and everywhere can utilize to do the same.

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