To inspire a self sufficient community that supports and protects Black farmers and entrepreneurs.
There’s no doubt that eating fresh produce can enhance your health. We ALL need food to survive. Let’s work together to change the perception that eating healthy is only a luxury for some. The Black Farmers’ Market is an inclusive, fun, and community centered marketplace.
Shopping at the Black Farmers’ Market allows you to not only keep dollars circulating in our community but it gives you the opportunity to support Black farmers. Black farmers were once the heart of our food ways. It’s time to reshape our agricultural systems, starting by protecting and supporting them.
Chances are the produce you purchase at the Black Farmers’ Market was picked only hours before it reaches your hands! Unlike big supermarkets and corner stores, you get to meet and talk to your farmer or rancher in person. At the Black Farmers’ Market, you build relationships as you shop for fresh, affordable produce.
“I love coming into a space where I feel like I belong. I don’t feel like the minority. It just feels like shopping with family every two weeks. And with COVID having us physically distancing ourselves, I’m glad they figured out a way to continue this event.”
There are a few ways to get involved in the Black Farmers’ Market. Support by attending a market, becoming a vendor, or giving a one time or monthly donation to the market. Click on the boxes to the right to learn more.
The 2023 market season will begin in April. Please subscribe to our mailing list or follow us on social media for updates.
Here are some suggested practices to help keep everyone safe
Keep your hands washed. Follow CDC Guidelines link here.
The BFM welcomes Black owned businesses from a variety of industries. Priority is given to farmers/producers and those who are the original producers of their own products. Please click on the apply now button to learn more. Vendor applications for the 2023 market season are currently closed. Applications for the 2024 season will open December 1, 2023.
Thanks for your interest! The application for the 2023 market season is now open. The deadline to apply is December 31. Please review market rules before applying.
At the beginning of market seasons, to become a member of The BFM, each interested vendor must complete an application online. There is no application fee. Vendor categories include:
No, the BFM does not receive funds from the above entities at this time. The BFM is operated thanks to donations, sponsors, and in kind donations from community members.
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