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InTents: The Farmers Market Conference 2023
March 6 - March 8$195
InTents: The Farmers Market Conference brings together farmers market managers and participants from throughout the US, Canada and beyond to make their operations stronger and more profitable. Hosted by The Farmers Market Pros.
Join us for three days of presentations, panels, roundtables and networking. Learn and connect, compare notes on what’s happening in the farmers market industry and your community of practice. Gain knowledge and discover resources, and enjoy time with your village of market managers, farmers and makers.
Network, learn and compare notes
Gain new perspectives, trade ideas and suggestions, and share encouragement with fellow market managers, small farmers, business owners, regional leaders and policymakers. Enjoy lively speaker sessions, roundtables, and conversations over fresh food from the InTents Lunch Market featuring local farmers market food vendors, and at evening receptions and meetups.
Hear from experts in your field
Discover the best ways to attract and train new leaders, staff and volunteers; resolve conflicts and prepare for emergencies; welcome new populations to markets; develop budgets, fundraise, and pay yourself; develop and fund nutrition incentive programs; increase farmer and vendor success, ramp up your marketing and maximize your market, and more.
Explore the Resource Lounge
Find new management systems, tents, signs, insurance, graphic design, labels, photography, operating tools, SNAP processors, online order systems, marketing materials and more.
Ways to Attend
IN PERSON, for 3 days of sessions in San Diego, March 6th, 7th and 8th. Many attendees arrive early to tour local markets. Use the Learn and Grow Ticket to attend in person, and save when you bring your team with a Three’s Company package.
VIRTUALLY, for 3 days of online sessions from your own location, broadcast live from the conference on March 6th, 7th and 8th. Use the Listen and Learn Ticket to tune in online. Want to create local networking and discussion around conference topics? Use the Big Tent Ticket for online access for up to 10 member of your market or organization and gather safely in person, or online, to watch together.
If an incubator kitchen is part of your market operation, or on your wishlist, register for the pre-conference Shared Kitchen 101 Workshop presented by The Food Corridor on Sunday, March 5th. Learn, network, and explore your options for financing, establishing and managing a kitchen or partnering with one to increase your farmers’ and vendors’ options. Special package rates available for Workshop and Conference registration.