Online Farmers' Markets

Training For Market Vendors & Market Managers

Excel at Online Farmers' Markets

Whether you are farmers' market vendor or market manager,  succeeding in an online farmers' market takes different skills than in a face-to-face market.

We can teach you those skills.

Are you a farmers' market vendor or manager?

Training for Vendors

These modules will show you how to avoid common pitfalls and increase efficiency when selling your products both online and face-to-face.

Sell more, streamline delivery.

Training for Market Managers

How do you support your vendors with product pick up and preorders?  How do you efficiently on-board and train new vendors?  

Increase your efficiency today.

Reach out, we can help

We offer a free introductory assessment to help guide your decisions.

Bridging the gap between selling face-to-face and online

Farmers' Market Vendors

Training Topics

  • Opitmizing Your Product Listings

    Get the most from your online platform

  • Manage Preorders and Pick ups

    Increase efficiency and reduce customer frustrations

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  • Your Product Images

    There is no replacement for a professional photographer but there are some quick wins to be had with a smartphone.

  • Leverage Your Group

    By pulling together you can reach further than alone.

Managing markets in the new world

Farmers' Market Managers

Training Topics

  • Redefining Your Role

    Your market manager responsibilities have likely changed.  What does that look like?

  • Coordinating Pick ups

    From insurance considerations to storage capacity, how will you handle pick ups efficiently?

Farmers Market Manager - Smiling woman with fresh local vegetables
  • Vendor Support

    What is the most effective way to support vendors in a virtual market?

  • Community Engagement

    Public support is vital to success, how will your communications change in the face of COVID 19?

Flexible Learning

Focus on your priorities

  • Work through the modules at your pace

    You know your business best

  • Q & A Session

    Attend live Q & A session or watch the recording

  • Checklists & Tips

    We make it easy to follow and implement


Program Overview

Market Managers

Who is this program for?

This program will guide 1-2 senior representatives of each market through the program to help them learn and implement best practices for safe procedures, and maintaining healthy revenues while controlling costs.

4 Weeks

* Uses Local Line software

What makes an online store effective?   Identify the pieces necessary for success.

Avoid these common pitfalls and save both time and money.

Communicating your value proposition and branding on your online store.

Attracting customers to your online store (e.g. social media, SEO and word of mouth).

Learn how to analyse the data and optimise store performance.

Procedures for customers to pick their orders up from the market (from the vendor and/or a pickup point managed by the market) and other methods such as points, home delivery etc.

Looking for online marketing support?

Why Work And Learn With AgriFoodU?

Grow your business

The world has changed and so has how you run your business.  At AgriFoodU we can show you how to leverage the new 'normal' and find the opportunity in the new dynamic marketplace.

Advance Your Skills

Everyone has their own set of skills and abilities.  If you are a DIY'er and want to know more about how to sell your products online, we have the training and coaching you need to pivot when you need to.

Master Selling Online

Selling online is not easy.  Finding the right platform and understanding how to connect with your target audience with the right messaging and story is key to your success.  We can show you how.

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