[Market-farming] Farmers Market question

Barbara Miller barbmill2 at verizon.net
Tue Jun 26 08:30:43 EDT 2007


O.K. I'm curious.... how much involvement do you expect from local 
government?  (and I'm not just directing this query to Lynn).  Farmers are 
usually a rather independent bunch (especially up here) and don't typically 
invite intervention from "big brother" types.

Barb Miller
Tioga County, PA
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Lynn Wigglesworth" <lynnw1366 at hotmail.com>
To: "Market Farming" <market-farming at lists.ibiblio.org>
Sent: Monday, June 25, 2007 12:06 PM
Subject: [Market-farming] Farmers Market question


> What kind of community/local government support do other Farmers Markets
> get? Who finds the location for the market? Who finds vendors? Who pays
> for signs, insurance, advertising? Who organizes all of this? What role
> does the local government, cooperative extension, farm agencies, etc.
> play? I'm curious about how it SHOULD work in areas that have good
> community support.
>
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