Training, Workshops & Networking Opportunities

FMNS is the leader in developing and delivering educational and skill-building workshops for farmers’ market vendors and personnel. But don’t take our word for it – take a look at the glowing comments of participants!

We run three distinct methods of training:
1. In-person customized and comprehensive training programs;
2. An ever-growing series of webinars and workshops; and
3. An annual one-day conference for the Atlantic Canadian farmers’ market sector.

Training Programs:
Business Excellence Skills for Farmers’ Market Vendors (36 hours) — available by request for FMNS member markets across the province, requiring a minimum of 10 participants. Contact our office for more information.
Professional Development for Managers, Organizers and Coordinators (40 hours) — View this year’s training poster for details and registration information.

Board Training for Farmers’ Markets and Non-Profits
Marketing, Merchandizing, & Customer Service Excellence: Customer Service Best Practices in a Non-Traditional Retail Environment
Social Media & Branding for the Farmers’ Market Sector
Drawing Customers In: Marketing & Merchandizing for the Farmers’ Market

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