Market Manager Certificate Program: In-Person Session

Date(s) - 02/11/2017
9:00 am - 5:00 pm


This second In-Person Session of the 2017 Market Manager Certificate Program takes place in Novi and Gaylord, MI and Indianapolis, IN. This voluntary program is designed to encourage farmers market managers to pursue leadership skills and professional development in topics essential to market management. Market managers will be recognized with a certificate upon completion of the full program. This certificate offers acknowledgment to market organizers and vendors that the market manager is a trained professional.

Topics for this In-Person Session include:

  • Developing Market Policies and Vendor Applications
  • Review Your Market Policies and Vendor Applications Workshop
  • Communications Strategies to Manage Conflict
  • Conflict Resolution Scenarios Workshop

Download the 2017 Market Manager Certificate Program brochure to see sessions and descriptions and to read more about the program and learning objectives.

Register for the full program is now closed, which includes three in-person sessions on February 10, 11 with a final session on March 7 for Michigan participants and seven webinars from February 13 through March 1. Market managers not interested in attending the full program and becoming certified can register for individual webinars at

Registration is open to members of the Michigan Farmers Market Association (MIFMA), the Hoosier Farmers Market Association, and the Illinois Farmers Market Association.