Browse the links below to find general information about Farmers Markets, associations and organizations, and much more. Looking for a market directory? Please visit this page.


  • The USDA has tips and offers information for buying fresh, nutritious, local foods at the farmers market. This page includes information about WIC, Senior Farmers Market Nutition Program, a seasonal produce guide, recipe cards and more.
  • The Farmers Market Coalition is a non-profit organization that works to equip market managers and farmers with the tools necessary to run successful markets, while also supporting research that promotes widespread understanding of the impact of farmers markets.
  • Since 1992, The Food Trust has been working with neighborhoods, schools, grocers, farmers and policymakers on a comprehensive approach to improved food access that combines nutrition education and greater availability of affordable, healthy food.
  • Farm Aid’s online Farmer Resource Network connects farmers to an extensive network of organizations across the country that help farmers find the resources they need to access new markets, transition to more sustainable and profitable farming practices, and survive natural disasters.


The Farmers Market Promotion Program (FMPP) funds projects that develop, coordinate and expand direct producer-to-consumer markets to help increase access to and availability of locally and regionally produced agricultural products. This is the page to visit if you're looking for assistance in developing, coordinating, expanding, and providing outreach, training, and technical assistance to domestic farmers markets, roadside stands, community-supported agriculture programs, agritourism activities, online sales or other direct producer-to-consumer (including direct producer-to-retail, direct producer-to-restaurant and direct producer-to-institutional marketing) market opportunities.