Farmers Market 2.0 – Next-generation Market Models for Farmers & Market Managers
December 1, 2010
According to the USDA, farmers markets have seen a remarkable 84% increase over the last decade. This growth is fueled by consumers’ increasing desire for locally grown foods, concern for the environment, and an increased need for stronger community connections. Farmers markets offer an opportunity for growers and eaters to connect, to create a greater sense of community, and to foster a better appreciation for farmers’ growing practices. However, for all the benefits farmers markets offer, they also require a significant effort to put on, which often places a strain on farmers and farmers’ market managers.
Farmers Market 2.0 – Next Generation Market Models for Farmers & Market Managers [pdf]