WSDA Handbook for Small and Direct Marketing Farms
The WSDA “Handbook for Small and Direct Marketing Farms” contains the information farmers and food businesses need about operating in Washington.
Washington State Farmers Market Management Toolkit
Updated in 2016, the “Washington State Farmers Market Management Toolkit” is designed to provide timely information, tips, and templates to…
Washington State Farmers Market Manual (2nd Edition)
The 2012 “Washington State Farmers Market Manual” has information about starting a farmers market, best practices, and market evaluation.
Browse the WSFMA Resource Center to find featured Washington State resources on market management, Farmers Market Week, market promotions, research, and more. We also recommend the Farmers Market Coalition’s Resource Library. If you can’t find the farmers market information you need, please email us at email@example.com.
SNAP EBT Equipment Program for Washington Farmers and Direct Marketing Farmers
The Washington State Department of Health and Social Services provides free SNAP EBT POS machines for FNS certified Farmers Markets and Direct Marketing Farmers. The program covers the equipment cost, the transaction fees, and annual service charges. See the handout for more information.
Farmers Market Sustainability – Obstacles and Strategies
As a part of a contract project for the city of Seattle, the Puget Sound Regional Council created this report identifying the issues facing farmers markets and possible solutions.
Kauai Food Bank Accounting Procedures
Use this non profit accounting procedures and policy book as a guide when constructing your own organization's accounting procedures.
At Farmers Markets, Placement of Vendors is Vital
"At farmers markets, location of vendors strikes balance between buyers and sellers."
Farmers Market Training Manual
Farmers Market Federation of NY Market Manager Training Manual
Farmers Markets and Food Access: The Role of Electronic Benefits Transfer and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Programs
How to work with extension professionals to create a successful EBT/SNAP acceptance and incentive program at your farmers market.
Farmers Markets as a Strategy to Improve Access to Healthy Food for Low-Income Families and Communities
Broad study of eight local farmers markets throughout the country and how they overcome barriers when serving low-income communities.
You’ve Decided to Accept SNAP at Your Market. Now What?
A step by step guide on how to set up your farmers market to accept EBT.