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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sampling Impacts Sales at Farmers Markets
Sampling at farmers markets has been shown to increase vendor sales.
Farmers Market Training Manual
Farmers Market Federation of NY Market Manager Training Manual
Emergency Procedure for Farmers Markets
Michigan Farmers Market Association guide to emergency preparedness and procedures for farmers market organizers.
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.
Food Safety Protocols
Sample document from CFM related to food safety protocols.
Food Safety Incident Press Release
Sample press release from CFM to be used as a guide for other markets sending press releases related to food safety.
Food Safety for Farmers Market Vendors
General food safety practices, providing samples, and selling fresh produce.
Salmon Creek Farmers’ Market Vendor Application
Sample small sized farmers market vendor application.
Juanita Farmers Market Vendor Application
Sample of a small sized farmers market vendor application.