The cost for farmers' markets is based on the average number of New Mexico farmer vendors (not crafts or prepared foods) expected at your farmers market this season:
Free registration for up to two people to the NMFMA's Annual Conference ($75 per person value); additional attendees receive reduced rates.
Free attendance for up to two people to select NMFMA trainings, such as on-farm food safety trainings and marketing workshops. Additional attendees receive reduced rates.
At least $300 for any kind of promotion, outreach, or marketing efforts that will help educate the community about your market. Read more about eligibility and restrictions for Promotional Funds here.
Free access to sales and marketing resources on the NMFMA's member website, including exclusive marketing materials, e-forums, and the ability to post your events to the NMFMA website (newmexicofma.org).
Free business listing on the NMFMA's consumer website "market locator" (farmersmarketsnm.org).
Free use of the New Mexico Farmers' Markets logo.
Free listing to promote your outlet's location or product to consumers via the NMFMA's monthly newsletter, blog, and social media pages.
Free Double Up Food Bucks marketing and promotional material such as banners, posters, buttons, point-of-purchase material, and more.
Free technical assistance with food access programs such as SNAP/Double Up Food Bucks, and the WIC and Senior Farmers' Market Nutrition Programs.
Free listing in WIC and Senior educational outreach (must comply with New Mexico Department of Health program requirements and sign a program contract).
Free participation in market development programs such as economic impact studies (SEED), customer surveys and other programs.
Free technical assistance with social media.
Free cooking demos and live radio remotes (when feasible).
Qualify for Second Year Market Grant.
Qualify for annual advertising/promotion funds.
Qualify for affordable liability insurance.
Free promotional items (when available) for you to sell or give away.