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Three tips for time management

Exceptional time management skills are essential when it comes to excelling in your role.

Four reasons to start a customer loyalty program

Customer loyalty programs have one major goal; to protect the customer relationship so that customers keep coming back. Giving customers an enticing incentive to return your market is an excellent way to turn one-time-visitors into regular shoppers.

How to become the best vendor

It’s your responsibility to provide world-class customer service in order to successfully sell your products.

Celebrate Farmers’ Market Week August 12-19

Farmers' Markets Ontario® is proud to launch Farmers’ Market Week to promote the amazing experience of shopping and supporting local farmer’ markets.

Farmers’ Market Week August 12-19 #LoveONFarmersMarkets 

Farmers’ Market Week August 12-19 #LoveONFarmersMarkets FMO is proud to relaunch Farmers’ Market Week in Ontario to promote the amazing experience of shopping and supporting

4 reasons to develop and use a budget

Running a successful farmers’ market means you must think like an entrepreneur. Running your farmers’ market from a business mindset, rather than as a hobby, is the difference between succeeding and failing.

6 easy ways to promote your market and harness community engagement

Even though this holiday has come and gone, it’s important to keep promoting your market and all its remarkable events, activities and products throughout the market season. Spreading the buzz about things happening at your market will excite customers, both regular and new, and they will keep coming back week after week.

3 best tips you need to know when welcoming new vendors to your market

With the start of the 2018 market season well underway it's likely you've been welcoming lots of new vendors to your market. To make things easy, we've put together a need-to-know list of three tips to help you make vendors feel included, comfortable and bound for success.

Meet Harry Engel, one of the first certified market managers in Ontario

As the market manager at Wellington North Farmers’ Market in Mount Forest, the OFMMC program has equipped Harry with a wealth of knowledge and skills for success that he didn’t even know he needed.

Farmers’ market best practices: 3 Checklists every successful market manager should use

Market managers are the brains of our farmers’ markets! As a market manager, you are a visionary and a leader. You are the one making