OUR PROMISE: A TRUE FARMERS MARKET EXPERIENCE

What You Can Expect at Every Sullivan Catskills Farmers Market

UNITY

While each farmers market in Sullivan County is independently operated, we’re coming together to improve your market experience.

HEALTH

We’re committed to helping you eat healthier by bringing in local fruits, vegetables, plus dairy, meat, baked goods and more!

QUALITY

Only farmers markets in Sullivan County who meet quality standards and support local farmers can use the Homegrown with Heart logo.

CARE

Local farmers have heart: they take pride in bringing the best to Sullivan County farmers markets – so you can bring the best home.

CONNECTION

Where else can you meet all the farmers behind your food? Plus, farmers love sharing recipes and insider tips!

OUR COMMITMENT: PROTECTING & PROMOTING LOCAL FARMERS

To join the Sullivan Catskills Farmers Market collective, markets must meet guidelines that benefit producers and the public.
  1. 1. Registered as a Designated Farmers Market with New York State Agriculture and Markets
  2. 2.Consistent days/hours in a designated location within Sullivan County
  3. 3. At least 5 farmer-producers (from within a 75 mile radius of the market) who sell their own food products
  4. 4. At least 75% of vendors are farmer-producers (from within a 75 mile radius of the market) who sell their own food products.
  5. 5. The other 25% may be goods handcrafted by local artisans within a 75 mile radius i.e. individuals who create hand crafted products such as pottery, woodwork, textiles, and personal care products
  6. 6. Flea market items, antique items, books, toys, and any other goods not created by hand are not accepted. Community organizations that participate at market may offer promotional items not made by hand
  7. 7. Market has written regulations and rules
  8. 8. Market is certified to accept FMNP/SFMNP – vendors may or may not accept checks at their discretion
  9. 9. At least one full market season meeting the above requirements
  10. 10. Participate in 75% of meetings at Cornell Cooperative Extension in Sullivan County (held 6-8 times per year)

OUR PARTNERS: COMING TOGETHER

This collective of Sullivan Catskills Farmers Markets is made possible with support from:

CCE OF SULLIVAN COUNTY

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SULLIVAN COUNTY VISITORS ASSOCIATION

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SULLIVAN COUNTY

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OUR PROOF: HAPPY SHOPPERS

Over 400 market shoppers were surveyed in summer 2016 to reveal…

92% AGREE: “I like to meet the farmers who grow my food.”
94% AGREE: “Farmers markets help my family eat healthier.”
97% AGREE: Farmers market food is fresher and tastier than store-bought.
98% AGREE: Buying direct from farmers is good for the local economy.