Farmers' Market Managers/Promoters

Farmers' market managers/promoters manage farmers' markets, ensuring that operations comply with laws and regulations. Their duties are diverse, ranging from enlisting farmers to participate in the market and promoting the market to consumers, to hiring and managing staff, scheduling events, and handling correspondence and record- and bookkeeping. They may work for one market or multiple markets within specific regions.

Quick Facts
Duties Manage and promote farmers’ markets, enlist farmers to participate; hire and manage staff; schedule events
Alternate Title(s) None
Salary Range Below $25,000 to $75,000
Employment Prospects Fair
Advancement Prospects Fair
Work Environment Indoors/Outdoors
Best Geographical Location(s) Opportunities are available throughout the country
Education and Training
  • High School Diploma
  • Some Postsecondary Training
Related School Subjects
  • Agriculture
  • Business
  • English
Experience Any prior sales or management experience
  • Business Management
  • Leadership
  • Organizational
Personality Traits
  • Enterprising
  • Organized
  • Outgoing
Licensure/Certification None
Special Requirements None
Career Ladder
  • Farmers’ Market Founder, or Professor, or Consultant
  • Farmers’ Market Manager/Promoter
  • Farmers’ Market Entry-Level Worker

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