Vendor Essentials: Preconference Workshop

by | Nov 25, 2022 | Events, News

Vendor Essentials: Workshop

This session is strictly in person.  If there is interest in the future we are hoping to offer the session is other areas of the province.  Please share with all your vendor or potential vendor friends!


Alberta Farmers’ Market Association is proud to present:
Vendor Essentials Best Practices: a one-day workshop for those selling at or interested in selling at Alberta approved farmers’ markets.

Farmers’ markets are big business in Alberta with over $900 million in annual sales. Entering this market channel with the right skills can shorten your learning curve and enhance your success.

Content for the Day

Setting the Stage
Hear about the latest trends and the opportunity for selling at a farmers’ market. Understand the benefits and the challenges of selling into this market channel and tips for choosing a market.

Regulations – The Basics
Understand the regulations that apply to your business and why they matter.

Costs to Consider
Discover the different costs you need to consider when thinking about becoming a farmers’ market vendor.

Application, Tent & Vehicle Advice
Hear about some do’s and don’ts when applying for a market, tips for setting up your tent safely and how to efficiently pack your vehicle before and after the market.

Display Tips
Learn about the importance of a good display and some tips on how to make yours stand out in the market.

Registration and Information
Sunday, February 26th, 2023
10:00 am – 4:30 pm
Coast Nisku Inn and Conference Centre
Cost: $60 for AFMA members
$80 for non-members
lunch, coffee and snacks included!

Register here!

For more information:
Christie Fleck
Alberta Farmers’ Market Association

Printable handout.