Investing in Farmers Markets as Vehicles for Innovation

During the U.N. Food Systems Summit Stocktaking Moment, speakers underscored the resilience of farmers markets.

Want To See the Future of the Food System In Action? Visit Your Local Farmers Market!

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GrowNYC Workers Secure Historic Union Victory, Paving the Way for Better Conditions in the Food Supply Chain

The victory comes three weeks after a delegation of GrowNYC employees demanded voluntary recognition of their union.

Anti-Racism Farmers Market Toolkit Released to Help Market Managers

The Toolkit’s creators argue that the resource is needed to address various problems in society, including climate action and economic justice.

World Farmers Market Coalition Academy

The World Farmers Market Coalition Academy will be hosting a webinar on the issue of market management with a particular focus on legal frameworks in Chile, Italy, and the United States. Food Tank’s President Danielle Nierenberg will be moderating. 

New Report Highlights Global Farmers Markets Creating Alternatives to Industrialized Food System

A recent report compares the tools farmers markets need to succeed and emphasizes the role independent, civil society-led farmers markets can play in improving the global food system.

World Farmers Market Coalition Launches to Cultivate Lasting Food Security

At the U.N Food Systems Pre-Summit, the World Farmers Market Coalition launches to facilitate the establishment of global farmers markets.

From Farm to Doorstep: The Rise of Digital Farmers Markets

Online grocery sales in the United States are up by more than 200 percent since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic.

16 Resources for Eating Seasonally Around the World

These guides can help eaters find fresh, nutritious food all year long.

Why Food Systems Need Resilient Farmers Markets: 5 Lessons from 2020

In addition to feeding people, farmers markets can build essential infrastructure in communities. Here are 5 main lessons drawn farmers markets operating through the pandemic.

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