Farmers Markets

Farmers Market Management series

The Small Farm Program has several publications related to farmers markets--written for both farmers and market managers.

In an effort to professionalize management of farmers markets, the program has developed several texts intended for farmers market managers. The program also has publications for farmers, related to safety issues at farmers markets.


Each of the publications listed below is available as a print edition from the Small Farm Center, or as a free download online. To download a book, click on its title to view the entire PDF or choose to view the book in smaller sections "By chapter." View all publications to order printed copies from the Small Farm Center.

Farmers Market Management Series

A Guide to Managing Risks and Liability at California Certified Farmers Markets, 2005

Other handbooks

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Some of the publications listed on this page are available in PDF format, which requires Adobe Acrobat Reader, a free program.