VA Farmers Market Resources

The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services created this website to support Virginia Farmers Market vendors, consumers, & managers. This site offers a large variety of resources on many topics, including how to sell at a farmers market, business management, marketing, insurance, & so much more.


Food Safety Regulations

The Virginia Tech Food Innovations Program works closely with VDACS and the Virginia Cooperative Extension to monitor and regulate food safety requirements. Many of these apply to farmers markets. Check out the resources link on the page to see if this applies to you and your products.


Virginia Cooperative Extension

The Virginia Cooperative Extension site offers a wealth of knowledge in all areas of agriculture and food production. The publications and free resources available on this site support all aspects of the farmers market, food safety, food production, and more.