Farmers Markets

Farmers Markets provide communities with direct access to fresh, nutritious foods. They give growers a market to sell their wares and give consumers a direct line to their food production. The resources listed below are designed to help in the establishment, accessibility, and management of a local farmers market.

Resources for the establishment of farmers markets

Resources for increasing accessibility in farmers markets

Resources for management of farmers markets

For information on the impact of COVID-19 on farmers markets, please look under the COVID-19 Farmers Market tab in the menu above.

Virginia Cooperative Extension is offering a virtual course called, “Enhancing the Safety of Locally Grown Produce – Produce Growers/Farmers Market Produce Vendors.”

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Contact Lester Schonberger at or Renee Boyer at