Farmers’ Markets

This page contains information and resources for developing Farmers’ Markets.


Home Grown 2016: A Legal Guide to Starting a Nonprofit Farmers’ Market in Texas
Information on the creation and operation of a nonprofit farmers’ market, required permits and licenses, food certification, sales taxes and more, including legal forms.

Farmers’ Markets Rules, Regulations and Opportunities
This document by the National Agriculture Law Center discusses many aspects involved in setting up and maintaining a Farmer’s Market.

Green Corn Project
GCP educates and assists Central Texans in growing organic food gardens.

Ecology Action
Biointensive gardening and mini-farming, Ecology ACtion researches gardening, double-dug raised beds, biointensive methods, and provides workshops, tours, and teacher trainings on vegetable gardening, worldside soil loss, and soil conservation.

Edible Austin
This is a community-based quarterly publication that promotes the abundance of local foods, season by season.

Seattle Tilth Association
Organic gardening, urban ecology, composting, and recycling.

American Farmland Trust
AFT works to stop the loss of productive farmland and to promote farming practices that lead to a healthy environment.

Cities Feeding People
CFP is an urban agriculture initiative at Canada’s International Development Research Center.

WIC Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program
This site by the USDA Food & Nutrition Service contains information on this nutrition program.

Texas Farmers’ Markets
This site contains an alphabetical listing of Texas Farmers’ Markets by city.