Operating a Farmers’ Market

Once the farmers’ market moves from the planning and launch phase into its ongoing operational phase, your role will shift to the more routine activities related to tracking farmers’ market activities and finances. Included in this is the very important responsibility of tracking everything required to complete quarterly reports to the California Department of Food and Agriculture. These reports are required for your farmers’ market’s ongoing legal operation.

A Guide to Opening Small Farmers' Markets in San Jose, California