The Cochrane Farmers’ Market is committed to assisting our vendors on the road to success. Providing quick access to resources that increase knowledge and skill level is one of the many ways we can help vendors become the best they can be. Check back frequently, new resources will be added on a regular basis. Are we missing anything? Perhaps a great resource that you’ve discovered? Let us know!
Home Study for Farmers’ Market: all food vendors must be certified for the handling of food, successful completion of the online home study course is acceptable for those selling at an Alberta Approved Farmers’ Market.
YouTube: Farmers’ Market Merchandising (7 videos) a series of tips for farmers’ market newcomers, including naming your business, creating an experience and displaying bok choy. Starring Jennifer Berkenbosch of Sundog Organic Farm