Creating a Market

Below, you’ll find presentations that will help you determine the best first steps for your agricultural venture. Each resource gives a general overview of the required scope of work when starting a farmers market. They are meant to be an introduction to the many moving parts of a market, including finding a location, having the necessary permits, and recruiting vendors. The toolkit dives into each of these topics in more detail through subsequent chapters.
If you’ve established a market but are curious to know how to expand, this resource on lessons learned in growing a farmers market can help – Lewes Farmers Market, Delaware.
Live in a rural community and want to start a market?
Additional reading: ‘I’m getting desperate’- What We Know About Farmers Markets That Fail.



Timely information, tips, and templates to build your market organization