This report has been prepared by NOFA-VT and the Vermont Farmers Market Association (VTFMA) to shed light on the landscape of farmers markets in Vermont during the 2017 summer season. Primarily, this report summarizes the results of two surveys conducted in early 2018 that collected information on the 2017 summer market season. NOFA-VT sent a farmers market survey to all known Vermont markets at the time, of which 38% (n=26) completed. The Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food, and Markets (VAAFM) surveyed Vermont agricultural direct market producers to better understand the impact of specific direct market channels, including farmers markets, among other things; seventy-one producers respondend.
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