Power Dynamics at Farmers' Markets

Project Type: Professional Development Program
Funds awarded in 2022: $149,407.00
Projected End Date: 05/31/2025
Grant Recipient: Maine Federation of Farmers' Markets
Region: Northeast
State: Maine
Project Leader:
James DeBiasi
Maine Federation of Farmers' Markets
This resource highlights the various power dynamics that may underlie a farmers' market organization and exacerbate tensions within a market organization and the community it serves. This document can help inform market operators as they navigate conflict. Ideally, identifying power dynamics at play in conflicts will lead to more mutual understanding and steps taken to reduce power dynamics.
Decision-making Tool, Workbook/Worksheet
James DeBiasi, Maine Federation of Farmers' Markets
Target audiences:
Farmers/Ranchers; Educators; Researchers
Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture or SARE.