This online toolkit was made possible by the USDA Specialty Crop Block Grant, "Meet Me at the Market" awarded to the Kansas Department of Agriculture. The purpose of this grant is to help farmers' markets and vendors market specialty crops. To access a resource, click on the link.

General Marketing Guide - Utilize this guide as you explore ways to publicize your farmers' market, engage your community, and bring new customers to the market.

Online Toolkit Guide - This guide provides directions on how to edit and use the fillable templates and online resources available.

Seasonality Calendar - This printable seasonality calendar helps farmers' market customers understand when specific fruits and vegetables are ripe and ready for purchase at their local Kansas farmers' market.

Fillable Templates - These templates can be edited to fit your markets' needs.

     Poster 1

     Poster 2

     Poster 3




     Social Media Post 1: Weekly Vendor List


     Social Media Post 2: “Farmers’ Market Today” Announcement


     Social Media Post 3: List of Market Items + Time & Date


     Social Media Post 4: Autumn Market


     Social Media Post 5: Farmers’ Market Name/Date/Time


     Social Media Post 6: “What’s at the Market?”


     Social Media Post 7: “What’s for Dinner?”


Kids' Activity Sheets- Let kids interact with your market vendors and learn about specialty crops using these maze and scavenger hunt activity sheets.

     Farmers' Market Maze

     Farmers' Market Scavenger Hunt


Recipe Cards- Save and print these recipes to promote purchases of specialty crop items at your farmers' market.





Bell Peppers


Brussels Sprouts






Collard Greens




   Green Beans















   Spaghetti Squash



   Sweet Corn

   Sweet Potatoes