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By Erin Schoenberg
Center for Rural Affairs 

Eight Tips To Make Farmers Markets Successful


Last updated 8/13/2020 at 12:10pm

Are you a part of your local farmers market, as a customer, vendor, manager, cheerleader, or funder?

Markets carry great tradition, and whatever your current or future role is, here are some tips and experiences from managers and staff.

1. Markets need to be dependable and well-advertised – day of week, time of market, and location should be established, well-known, and consistent.

2. A core group of vendors is important; customers want to know what to expect, and vendors see more consistent sales if they stick to a steady schedule.

3. There’s such a thing as too much product dupl...

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