Farmers Market Vendors

For 30 years, NOFA Vermont has worked to enhance direct marketing opportunities for farmers, to connect farmers and local consumers, and to maintain the viability of rural communities through farm-based economic development. We work with farmers' markets in the following ways.

Technical Support and Networking Opportunities to Vermont Farmers Markets

Evaluate The Economic and Social Value of Farmers Markets in Vermont Through Quantitative and Qualitative Analysis

Assist with On-Site Market Evaluation, Strategic Planning, and Market Grants

  • Consultation on and resources for market evaluation and strategic planning
  • Farmers Market Mini-Grants available to improve infrastructure, business plans, and professional development 

Expand Direct Market Opportunities to Low-Income Consumers

Promote Farmers’ Markets in Vermont

Current funding for NOFA-VT’s Farmers Market work is provided by:

  • USDA Farmers Market Promotion Program
  • USDA Farmers Market SNAP Support Grant
  • Food Insecurity Nutrition Incentive(FINi) Grant Program
  • Wholesome Wave Foundation