Fundraiser and Grant Writer

1. What is a farmer’s market?

Farmer’s markets are usually open-air, outdoor gatherings where growers and producers can sell their crops directly to consumers, as opposed to selling them to a grocery store.

2. What required knowledge or skills are necessary?

There are no formal educational or training requirements for this job.  However, the work is strenuous and requires that the worker be able to be on their feet for extended periods of time, be well-organized, a good ‘people person’, and be able to lift up to 25 pounds.

3. How much money is required to start?

$   (on a scale of $ to $$$$$)

4. What is the income potential?

$   (on a scale of $ to $$$$$)

5. What is the best location for a farmer’s market?

Urban (best), semi-urban (very good), suburbs (very good), rural (fair/poor).

6.  Three best questions to ask yourself to find out if this business is right for you (if you can answer yes to all three, this business might be for you):

Do you enjoy parties, gatherings, and other social events?
Do you have a passion for healthy food?
Are you in a position where you can start a business that might take 10-20 hours per week and not pay very much?

Interested in starting one in your community?  Drop us a line.  We’ll provide you the What, When, Where, and How…you provide the Who!  Info@GreenBusinessVillage.com

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