Like any successful group, farmers’ markets in Maine tend to have a group that oversees their direction. This can be made up of all vendors or a few vendors who take particular interest in market structure and improvement.
To have a successful farmers’ market, good market structure and good market practices are essential.
What makes for a good farmers’ market? Certainly a strong and supportive base of shoppers is an essential ingredient. Yet demand for products is simply the fuel. How well the market is organized is the engine. Some engines waste fuel whereas others are efficient and well-tuned. Here we discuss some of the important features of any good farmers’ market engine, equally addressed to new markets and to established markets.Learn More About Good Market Practices