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Costs to Administer Food Assistance

This first part of this case study conducted by Growing Hope among four markets it managed examined the true costs of running food assistance programs, and can inform budgeting, fundraising,…
Program Administration | Market budgets and fundraising
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CUESA- Volunteer with Us

CUESA in California has an extensive volunteer process and resources for those wanting to serve at the Ferry Plaza Farmers Markets. This web page is a model for volunteer best…
Program Administration | Volunteer and intern management
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BUNDLE: Sales & Token Tracking for Vendors

Vendor Transactions by currency--including any food assistance currencies--is necessary so that the market can reimburse vendors accurately. These examples show forms given to vendors to self-track, which is an option…
Program Administration | Data management
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BUNDLE: Tracking Customer Transactions

When facilitating nutrition incentive programs, each transaction a customer makes using their EBT card is generally logged. At farmers markets and farm stands, this means the central terminal or market…
Program Administration | Data management
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BUNDLE: Overall Token Tracking

If your site uses tokens, you'll have to reconcile them and summarize the sales happening by vendor, currency, and day. Use these forms as examples for how to keep track.…
Program Administration | Data management
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Becoming a Food Stamp Friendly Market

This brief video provides an overview of how to operate a SNAP/EBT and nutrition incentive program at markets for market managers. SLIDES can be found here.
Program Administration | Staffing
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Best Practices for Farmers Market Bookkeeping

From the Washington State Farmers Market Management Toolkit, this overview of bookkeeping for farmers markets includes software options, setting up your chart of accounts, financial reporting and budgeting, and how…
Program Administration | Market budgets and fundraising
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Board Best Practices Webinar

This webinar covers best practices for creating a board for your farmers market, running meetings, and effectively implementing nonprofit governance. Speakers are Stacy Miller, Jeff Farbman, and Stacy Miller.
Program Administration | Organizational structure
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