Market Rules & Bylaws

Now Recruiting! Farmers’ Market Organizer Training 

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Boost your management skill-sets and help markets thrive. Learn how to be a more engaged market member.  Join Maine Federation of Farmers’ Markets, Farmers Market Coalition, NOFA-VT, and experts in farmers’ market organizing and mediation.  Who can join? Farmers’ market organizers (vendors, managers, volunteers) and service providers that work with farmers’ markets. Ideally, at least […]

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Single-Use Plastic Carry-out Bag Ban and Farmers Markets

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UPDATE – Starting July 1, 2021 the bag ban is officially in effect. For full details of the bag ban – follow this link to the Department of Environmental Protection’s Bag Ban Guidance A “frequently asked questions (pdf)” document, offers more details outlining what is considered a reusable bag and a recycled paper bag, who […]

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Face Coverings Are Required at Farmers’ Markets

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Please help keep our farmers and shoppers safe and wear a face covering while shopping at the farmers’ market. Per CDC guidelines, and Governor Janet Mills Executive Order #55, farmers’ market vendors and customers are required to wear cloth face coverings unless an individual has a medical exemption. CLOTH FACE COVERINGS In addition to the […]

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Belfast Farmers’ Market By-Laws 2003

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Revised 2003 STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: The Belfast Farmers’ Market (hereinafter called “The Association”) was established to provide local small growers and craftsmen with an outlet for the sale of fresh picked produce and related agricultural products; to foster an appreciation for Maine’s rural resources; and to develop sources of marketing, management and agricultural information for […]

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Bowdoinham Farmers’ Market Association By-Laws 2008

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ARTICLE 1. NAME This organization shall be known as the Bowdoinham Farmers’ Market Association. ARTICLE 2. PURPOSE The mission of the Bowdoinham Farmers’ Market Association is to create, promote, and operate a producer-only farmers’ market in Bowdoinham that will provide residents access to fresh food, encourage community activity in Bowdoinham’s village, and stimulate public interest […]

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