Information for Vendors
The Cochrane Farmers' Market is committed to the 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.
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COVID-19 info for Albertans – up to date information
NEW: Alberta Biz Connect – workplace guidance and supports
Webinar: Discussion of Farmers' Market Guidance During COVID-19" (Alberta Health 12 May 2020)
Webinar: Farmers Markets Physical Redesign for COVID-19 Mitigation
Information for Farmers' Market Managers and Stallholders: this publication outlines Alberta Health Services requirements for vendors selling food products at Approved Farmers' Markets
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 for acceptable for those selling at an Alberta Approved Farmers’ Market.
Food Safety Checklist for Vendors: checklist to help keep food sold through Alberta Approved Farmers' Markets safe.
Canadian Food Inspection Agency Food Labelling Tool – food labelling information for industry.
Temporary Handwashing Stations: this publication provides criteria for acceptable handwashing stations.
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