Join us in supporting a healthy local food system, and apply to one of our open positions in our Concord, CA office below:
A Market Manager with the Pacific Coast Farmers’ Market Association, working under the direction of a Regional Manager, serves as the on-site manager for assigned Certified Farmers’ Markets. The Market Manager ensures their markets operate in compliance with state law, health codes and organizational rules. The Market Manager also completes office duties related to planning, record-keeping, and correspondence for the market.
The role of the Market Manager is to develop and maintain the relationships with producers and stakeholders that participate in the markets they operate. This is accomplished through thoughtful planning and execution of operational tactics and strategies for their market, supportive communication with the producers in their markets, and outreach to the communities surrounding their markets.
A Certified Farmers’ Market is an area approved by a County Agricultural Commissioner that allows California farmers to sell products of their own production directly to consumers in the state. Each of PCFMA’s Certified Farmers’ Markets also includes an adjacent area where complimentary items may be sold.