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Artisan Farmers Market
Artisan Farmers' Markets North Shore Vendors Perspective
The majority of both Ambleside and
Lonsdale Quay vendors voted the type ofcustomer as the most enjoyable factorwhen selling at these locations.
of Lonsdale Quay vendors say that the
market locationis what attracted them toparticipate at this market.
In Ambleside, thechange in marketlocation had the highest votes for themost challenging factor when selling at
Next Project = Collect data on
Ultimate goal = Design an
efficient market structure
thatintegratesthe needs of
vendors, consumers, and the
Located in Burnaby, Ambleside, and Lonsdale, the Artisan Famers Markets Society is on a mission tocelebrate and support BC farmers and small local businesses in community connected markets.
THE NEXT STEPS:
Increasing vendor participation can...
Who are we? To help the North Shore locations improve vendorparticipation for upcoming seasons, we aimed to
identify the socio-economic and any relevant factors most important for vendors.
Stimulate the local economy Farmers' markets contribute substantially to the province's
economy, the annual economic benefit was calculated at
$170.5 million in 2012.
Ensure benefits for healthand environment
Connell, D. J. (2012, November 26). Economic and Social Benefits Assessment (Rep.), retrievedfrom University of
Northern British website
Why ShopLocal? (n.d.). Retrieved November 26, 2017, from http://www.bcfarmersmarket.org/fresh-
Food and produce sold at BC farmers' marketstypically travel
less than 300km, meaning less preservatives are needed.
Ambleside farmersgenerate the
highest Average Daily Sales.
There is no difference in Average DailySales among the types of vendors
selling at Lonsdale Quay.
of Ambleside vendors chose the amountof sales as a main factor that makesthem consider ending participation at
O U R Ambleside
Average Daily Sales Satisfied
Crafters with marketing
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Host summer events to
create awareness of