Vendor Resources

Vendor Resources

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.

Are we missing anything? Perhaps a great resource that you've discovered? Let us know!


Links to Alberta Health Services (AHS) Publications

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.

General Information for Farmers' Market Vendors

Resources for Vendors: link to Alberta Approved Farmers' Market Program resources

How to be a Farmers' Market Vendor: tips on how to be a vendor

Coming Soon!


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