Teleconference: Farmers' Markets – Making Connections

The Food Security Network NL invites you to this exciting teleconference to learn about Farmers’ Markets in Newfoundland and Labrador and discuss:

  • How to run and sustain a market in Newfoundland and Labrador
  • Vendor recruitment techniques – including farmers, craftspeople, and artisans
  • Table fee structures and other operational topics

When: Thursday, January 20
Time: 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. Island time (5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Labrador time)

With presentations from:

  • Colin Greene, St. John’s Farmers’ Market
  • Carolyn Wheeler, West Coast Farmers’ Market
  • Stephenville Community Market

In recent years Newfoundland & Labrador has experienced an incredible growth in Farmers’ Markets across the province. This past season saw 10 full- and part-time Farmers’ Markets operate in communities spanning St. John’s to Fogo to Stephenville. This teleconference is a great opportunity for existing markets to share best practices and for those thinking of starting up a new Farmers’ Market to learn and get connected. If you are involved with a Farmers’ Market, interested in starting one up, or just interested in learning more, Register Now by contacting Rick Kelly at richardkelly@foodsecuritynews.com or by calling 709.237.4026.