Market Manager Training Opportunities


2019 Training Dates and Locations

March 18th | WEBINAR: Resources for a Resilient Market

Jay Mitchell, Professor of Law and Clinic Director, Stanford Law School, and Assistant Professor Emily Spiegel, Vermont Law School join the Alliance to deliver a webinar that will help you:

  • Improve understanding of why & how market rules improve resiliency
  • Gain knowledge and suggestions for how to strengthen your existing rules
  • Learn about managing your liability and risks, and where to find support from the Farmers’ Market Legal Toolkit.

Monday, March 18th, 2019
Time: 11:00am – 12:00pm

April 8th | Los Angeles

The Urban & Environmental Policy Institute at Occidental College invites Los Angeles farmers’ market managers and operators to a day of interactive learning, followed by a cocktail crafting demo provided by Greenbar Distillery! Workshop sessions will highlight best practices for marketing, social media, and food assistance redemption at your market. You will receive ready-to-use signs and other promotional materials, and will have the opportunity to connect with other market managers during a craft cocktail happy hour!

Monday, April th, 2019
Time: 10:00am – 6:00pm
Location: Greenbar Distillery, Los Angeles, CA


2018 Training Dates and Locations

February 26th | San Diego

This workshop is scheduled in conjunction with the InTents Conference and will provide a condensed version of our Market Manager Training program.

Monday, February 26th, 2018
Time: 4:00 – 5:45pm
Location: Marina Village Conference Center, 1936 Quivira Way San Diego, CA 92109
Please register through the InTents Conference Website

August 20th | WEBINAR: Introduction to the Alliance

Join us on August 20th for an Introduction to the Alliance. The California Alliance of Farmers’ Markets welcomes you to join our brief & informative webinar introducing you to the mission of the Alliance, our forthcoming work, and how you can benefit and get involved.

Monday, August 20th, 2018
Time: 3:00 – 4:00pm


2017 Training Dates and Locations

March 10th | San Mateo

This workshop is scheduled in partnership with the San Mateo County Department of Agriculture.

Friday, March 10th, 2017
Time: 9:30am – 1:00pm
Location: 2000 Alameda de las Pulgas, Atrium on First Floor, San Mateo, CA 94403

October 29th | Stockton

This workshop is scheduled in conjunction with the 2017 California Small Farm Conference.

Sunday, October 29th, 2017
Time: Approx 8:00am – 3:30pm (includes lunch)
Location: 2101 E Earhart Ave #100 Stockton, CA 95206
Please register through the CA Small Farm Conference Website


2016 Training Dates and Locations

April 4th | San Diego

Monday, April 4th, 2016
Time: 10am-3:30pm
Location: 3525 30th Street San Diego, CA 92104
25 person max (priority will be given to Alliance members)


April 28th | Eureka

Thursday, April 28th, 2016
9 AM – 1 PM
Humboldt County Department of Agriculture
Conference Room
5630 South Broadway Street
Eureka, CA 95503

12 person max (priority will be given to Alliance members)


May 23rd | Los Angeles

Monday, May 23rd, 2016
Time: 9am-2pm
Sunset Media Center
6255 W Sunset Blvd, Suite 2210 Los Angeles, CA 90026

15 person max (priority will be given to Alliance members)


San Francisco Bay Area | Date TBD

2016 Date TBD
Time TBD
SF Bay Area Location TBD