Farmers Markets

Make sure to check out the links on the General Resources - Marketing Options page, starting with your state's agricultural resources. 

 

Arizona Resources

Farmers Market Nutrition Program
This website features information about the Farmers Market Nutrition Program for Arizona, including locations of farmers markets that accept Farmers Market Nutrition Coupons and WIC cash value vouchers.
http://azdhs.gov/azwic/farmers_market.htm

 

Baja Arizona Farmers Markets

Information and location of farmers markets in southern Arizona.

http://bajaaz.org/lfd/fm/

 

Arizona Community Farmers Market Website
This website has information about various Arizona Farmers Markets times and locations. Additionally, there is information for vendors of Arizona farmers markets.
http://www.arizonafarmersmarkets.com/

 

 

Colorado Resources

Colorado Farmers Markets
This guide identifies farmers markets in Colorado.
http://www.colorado.gov/cs/Satellite/ag_Markets/CBON/1251624614455

 

Colorado Farmers Market Association
CFMA is a nonprofit Farmers Market Association that promotes Colorado Farmers Markets and provides a cooperative environment for farmers to work and market together.
http://www.coloradofarmers.org/


Farmers Market Fact Sheet
This is a Resource page developed by the Colorado State University Extension. Resources include planning a new market and information about state laws and local ordinances.
http://www.ext.colostate.edu/PUBS/FARMMGT/04007.html

 

 

New Mexico Resources

New Mexico Farmers Marketing Association
The NMFMA assists communities with starting new farmers markets.
They support the growth of existing markets, through assistance with organizational development, grower recruitment, finding volunteers, and developing revenue streams to help markets become self-sustaining.
http://www.farmersmarketsnm.org/

 

Farmers' Markets in Tribal Communities: Starting Up & Sustaining Success (Download 1.2 MB PDF)

A six-page guide to setting up and sustaining farmers markets in Tribal communities.

 

Utah Resources

Utah's Own Farmers Market Directory
This directory lists the locations and times of farmers markets in Utah.
http://utahsown.utah.gov/farmersmarkets/index.php

 

 

Other Resources

Farmers Market Coalition
The FMC is a member organization that strengthens farmers markets for the benefit of farmers, consumers, and communities.  Numerous resources and information on farmers markets.
http://www.farmersmarketcoalition.org/

 

Kansas Farmers Markets

A website from the Kansas Rural Center containing useful resources for producers and organizers.

http://www.ksfarmersmarkets.org/

 

Local Harvest: Search engine for finding Farmers Markets across the USA
Farmers can be listed on Local Harvest's website as a means of marketing their products directly. Local Harvest is oriented primarily towards direct-to-consumer sales, but as the site grows, buyers for restaurants and stores may begin using it as a sourcing tool.
http://www.localharvest.org/search.jsp?&ty=1&nm

 

USDA Farmers Market Resource Page
The Agricultural Marketing Service of the USDA has a website devoted to resources for farmers market development. Resources include funding opportunities and facts about farmers markets.

http://www.ams.usda.gov/AMSv1.0/farmersmarkets

 

Farmers Markets Marketing and Business Guide
The number of farmers markets in the U.S. has increased dramatically over the past two decades. This publication is a resource for those who want to organize a farmers market or to sell at one.
http://attra.ncat.org/attra-pub/farmmarket.html

 

Federal-State Marketing Improvement Program (FSMIP)
The Federal-State Marketing Improvement Program (FSMIP) provides matching funds to State Departments of Agriculture, State Agricultural Experiment Stations and other appropriate State agencies for applied research projects that address barriers, challenges, and opportunities in marketing, transportation, and distribution of U.S. food and agricultural products domestically and internationally.
http://www.ams.usda.gov/AMSv1.0/ams.fetchTemplateData.do?template=TemplateC&navID=WholesaleandFarmersMarkets&leftNav=WholesaleandFarmersMarkets&page=FSMIP&description=Federal%20State%20Marketing%20Improvement%20Program

 

FSMIP Contact Information
Janise Zygmont , Staff Officer
USDA, AMS, FSMIP
1400 Independence Ave., SW
Rm. 4009-S
Washington, D.C. 20250
Phone: (202) 720-2704 or (202) 720-8043
E-mail: FSMIP@usda.gov or Janise.Zygmont@usda.gov