Market Manager Certificate Program

The Market Manager Certificate Program is a voluntary program 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.

Program Dates & Times: 2018 MMCP dates and times are TBD. Stay tuned!

Certification Requirements: Certificates will be awarded to individuals who complete the full program including:

  • Attending all in-person training sessions
  • Completing all webinars
  • Completing all course assignments
  • Delivering a peer-to-peer presentation during the closing session and providing feedback to others

Interested in being a part of the program in 2018? Sign up here so we can reach out when registration is available.

Already a Certified Market Manager? Learn about Continuing Education opportunities.


Past Program Resources:

2017 Program Sponsors:

Program Costs:

  • $300 full program registration fee for MIFMA members and members of Illinois and Hoosier Farmers Market Associations
  • $20 webinar registration fee for MIFMA members, members of the Illinois and Hoosier Farmers Markets Associations, and members of the Farmers Market Coalition
  • $50 webinar registration fee for non-members