Farmers' markets are the most popular of the farm direct marketing channels by both vendors and customers alike.

The safety of the food being sold at approved farmers' markets is critical to the success of farmers' markets in Alberta.

Resources for vendors

How to be a Farmers' Market Vendor (PDF, 536 KB)

Market Start-up: food safety checklist for vendors (PDF, 352 KB)

Weekly Food Safety Checklist for Vendors (PDF, 263 KB)

Alberta Food Safety Basics for Farmers' Markets (Option 4 – Alberta Food Safety Basics)

Canadian Food Inspection Agency Food Labelling Tool (Canadian Food Inspection Agency)

Information for Farmers' Market Managers and Stallholders (PDF, 780 KB) (Alberta Health Services)

Merchandising video series


Alberta Approved Farmers’ Market Program
4701 52 Street, Box 24
Vermilion, Alberta  T9X 1J9
Email: ab.approvedfarmersmarket@gov.ab.ca