21 May '11, 2pm

How to start a farmers' market in your town A step by step guide

How to start a farmers' market in your town A step by step guide

Despite the current popularity of farmers’ markets, most cities don’t have a how-to organization to help markets get started. Start with your local department of agriculture or department of health, then hit the streets. Talk to the organizers and managers of other farmers’ markets in your area. They’ve already solved many of the same problems you are going to run into, so pick their brains and learn how to do it right. Find someone who has been through the process and, says Crawford, “Make that person your best friend.”

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