The 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.

2021 Program Dates and Time

21 September

Registration Opens

4 January

Registration Closes

11 January

Program Begins

25 February

Program Ends

2021 Program Details

The full program includes 12 webinars and a final presentation for a total of 32 educational hours. All webinars will be recorded for later viewing. A series of individual webinars will also be available for market managers not wishing to participate in the full program. Market managers that only register for individual webinars will not receive certification at the end of the program.

Webinars are every Monday and Wednesday from 6-7:30 PM for the duration of the program. Final presentations will take place on February 24 and 25.

Register here for the full program here!

Register for individual webinars here!

Download the Program Brochure Here!

2021 Program Cost

Full Program

All Webinars and Course Materials

Individual Webinar Registration

MIFMA Members & Members of the Taste the Local Difference

Individual Webinar Registration


Julia A. Darnton MMCP Scholarship

Scholarships may be available to full program participants through the Julia A. Darnton MMCP Scholarship fund. Applications close on December 7th. All applicants will be notified of their application status by December 21st at the latest.

Julia A. Darnton MMCP Scholarship Application